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NAEP Processing Assessment Materials → Processing Schedule and Overall Counts for 2002 → Assessment Materials Processing Schedule, by Task: By Date, 2002
Assessment materials processing schedule, by task: By date, 2002
Task Actual
start
Actual
finish
Critical dependencies
Printing
Tracking forms to printing 8/28/01 10/2/01 Item developers / field staff
First order for student documents to printing 8/15/01 8/15/01 OMB1
Last order for student documents to printing 12/19/01 12/19/01
First order for questionnaires to printing 8/20/01 8/20/01 Item developers
Last order for questionnaires to printing 10/9/01 10/9/01
First arrival date for student documents to materials staff 9/19/01 9/19/01 Printing staff
Last arrival date for student documents to materials staff 12/19/01 1/11/02
All questionnaires received 8/16/01 12/4/01

Packaging
Materials list delivered 9/10/01 9/10/01 Item developers / field staff
Pre-packaging specifications due 9/10/01 9/27/01
Pre-packaging blue dot start date 9/24/01 9/24/01
Pre-packaging 9/24/01 12/4/01
Barcoding specifications due 9/25/01 10/4/01
Barcoding blue dot date 10/1/01 10/1/01
Barcoding 10/1/01 10/1/01
Spiraling specifications due 9/28/01 10/3/02
Spiraling blue dot date 10/5/01 10/5/01
Spiraling 10/5/01 12/26/01
Quality Control scanning specs due 10/1/01 10/1/01
Quality Control scanning 10/10/01 12/26/01
Quality Control scan complete 12/27/01 12/27/01
Green sheets - questionnaires 10/8/01 11/9/01
Bundle slips due 10/4/01 11/9/01
Ancillary materials delivered 10/15/01 11/30/01 Item developers
Final address file for wave 0 12/14/01 12/14/01 Field staff
Final packaging specs due 11/28/01 1/4/02
Final packaging blue dot - wave 0 12/19/01 1/3/02
Demographic and cooperating school info from data collection staff 12/11/01 1/3/02 Field staff
Shipping labels and customs forms delivered to packaging staff 12/19/01 12/19/01
Distribution file to transportation - wave 0 12/17/01 12/18/01
Packing list, mailing labels available - wave 0 12/19/01 12/19/01
Student ID labels - wave 0 12/19/01 12/19/01
Distribution file to transportation - wave 1 12/26/01 12/26/01
Final address file - wave 1 12/11/01 12/21/01 Field staff
Administration schedules pre-printed 1/2/02 1/2/02
Return-shipping labels delivered to package - wave 1 1/7/02 1/7/02
Packing list, mailing labels available - wave 1 1/7/02 1/7/02
Student ID labels - wave 1 1/7/01 1/7/01

Shipping
Pre-printed administration/sampling materials to supervisors 12/19/01 12/19/01
Bulk materials to assessment coordinators 1/9/02 1/10/02
Wave 0 - DoDDS,2 Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa 12/19/01 1/8/02
Wave 1 - all cooperating schools - to assessment coordinators 1/9/02 1/21/02
Wave A - newly cooperating schools 1/23/02 1/25/02
Wave B - newly cooperating schools 1/29/02 1/29/02
Wave C - newly cooperating schools 1/29/02 1/29/02

Processing
Processing kickoff 12/17/01 12/17/01
Processing specifications due 12/21/01 12/21/01
Information to key entry for screen setup 01/14/02 01/14/02
First blue dot start date 01/30/02 01/30/02
First blue dot release date (total = 15 blue dots) 02/09/02 02/04/02
Last blue dot start date 02/15/02 03/01/02
Last blue dot release date 02/24/02 03/04/02
Begin receipt of documents from the field staff 01/30/02 01/30/02 Field staff
Final receipt of documents 03/11/02 03/11/02 Field staff
Program through clean post edit 03/20/02 03/20/02
Scanning completion date 03/18/02 03/18/02
Security scanning report due - to product line 04/01/02 04/01/02
Hand scoring 03/18/02 03/18/02 Data analysis staff
Hand scoring completion date(s) 07/12/02
Mathematics (session B & D) at Mesa, AZ scoring facility 4/1/02 4/18/02
Trend scoring of reading (session A, B, C) in Iowa City and Virginia Beach 3/18/02 4/19/02
Trend scoring of writing (session A) in Iowa City and Virginia Beach 4/22/02 7/19/02
Non-trend writing (session A only) at Iowa City facility 05/06/02 05/31/02
Pre-writing 05/06/02 05/24/02
Field test/pilot reading (session B) in Iowa City 6/3/02 6/7/02
Precalibration reading (session B) in Virginia Beach 5/20/02 5/24/02

Capability maturity model
Initiation audit 07/11/01 07/11/01
Commitment audit 08/01/01 08/01/01
† Not applicable.
1 Office of Management and Budget.
2 Department of Defense Dependents Schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2002.

Last updated 02 December 2008 (RF)

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