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Knowing What Students Know: The Science and Design of Educational Assessment

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Understanding Dropouts: Statistics, Strategies, and High-Stakes Testing

The role played by testing in the nation's public school system has been increasing steadily-and growing more complicated-for more than 20 years. The Committee on Educational Excellence and Testing Equity (CEETE) was formed to monitor the effects of education reform, ...

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Classroom Assessment and the National Science Education Standards

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NAEP Reporting Practices: Investigating District-Level and Market-Basket Reporting

At the request of the Department of Education, the National Research Council formed the Committee on NAEP Reporting Practices to address questions about the desirability, feasibility, and potential impact of implementing these reporting practices. The committee developed study questions designed ...

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Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the New Millennium

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Testing English-Language Learners in U.S. Schools: Report and Workshop Summary

The Committee on Educational Excellence and Testing Equity was created under the auspices of the National Research Council (NRC), and specifically under the oversight of the Board on Testing and Assessment (BOTA). The committee's charge is to explore the challenges ...

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Designing a Market Basket for NAEP: Summary of a Workshop

At the request of the U.S. Department of Education, the National Research Council (NRC) established the Committee on NAEP Reporting Practices to examine the feasibility and potential impact of district-level and market-basket reporting practices. As part of its charge, the ...

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Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards:A Guide for Teaching and Learning

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Grading the Nation's Report Card:Research from the Evaluation of NAEP

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), known as the nation's report card, has chronicled students' academic achievement in America for over a quarter of a century. It has been a valued source of information about students' performance, providing the ...

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Reporting District-Level NAEP Data:Summary of a Workshop

The National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) has earned a reputation as one of the nation's best measures of student achievement in key subject areas. Since its inception in 1969, NAEP has summarized academic performance for the nation as a ...

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