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Number of reading items, by purpose for reading and grade: 2003

Reading for
to gain
to perform
a task
4 102 51 51
8 151 50 58 43
† The purpose "reading to perform a task" was not assessed at grade 4.
NOTE: Grade 12 was not assessed in 2003.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2003 Reading Assessment.

Last updated 17 February 2009 (RF)

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