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NAEP - Expanded Population Estimate TUDA Grade 8 Writing

Comparison of change in average writing scores from 2002 to 2007 in the official NAEP reported estimates and the full population estimates, at grade 8, by district
District Reported estimate Full population estimate (FPE) Difference (reported
minus FPE)
Atlanta 15.0 * 15.1 * 0.0
Chicago 10.5 * 10.1 * 0.4
Houston 4.7 3.4 1.3
Los Angeles 9.4 * 9.6 * -0.1
* Statistically significant change.
1 The significance of the trend results from the officially reported sample for this jurisdiction would be different under the scenario.
NOTE: Differences are calculated using unrounded numbers. Districts not shown did not participate in the 2002 and/or 2007 writing assessments.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2002 and 2007 Trial Urban District Writing Assessments.

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Last updated 25 February 2008 (RF)