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Assessment materials processing schedule, by date and task: 2008
Task Sub-task Start Completion
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Assessment.
Printing Long-Term Trend
     Age 9 6/19/07 8/8/07
     Age 13 6/19/07 6/26/07
     Age 17 6/28/07 7/6/07
     Administration schedule 7/3/07 7/3/07
     Roster 7/3/07 7/3/07
     Students with disabilities (SD) and English language learner (ELL) questionnaires 7/3/07 7/3/07
Arts (Music and Visual Arts)
     Arts - music  8/2/07  8/2/07
     Arts - visual arts 8/2/07 8/2/07
     Administration schedule 7/27/07 7/27/07
     Rosters 7/27/07 7/27/07
Field Test
     Reading, grade 8 8/30/07  8/30/07
     Reading (braided), grade 8 9/12/07 9/12/07
     Mathematics, grade 8 8/29/07 8/29/07
     Mathematics, grade 8 bilingual 9/14/07 9/14/07
     Reading, grade 4 9/13/07 9/13/07
     Reading (braided), grade 4 9/18/07 9/18/07
     Mathematics, grade 4 9/15/07 9/15/07
     Mathematics, grade 4 bilingual 9/14/07 9/14/07
     Science pilot, grade 8 9/28/07 9/28/07
     Science hands on tasks (HOTs), grade 8 10/15/07 10/15/07
     Science pilot, grade 4 10/9/07 10/9/07
     Science HOTs, grade 4 10/18/07 10/18/07
     Reading pilot, grade 12 8/23/07 8/23/07
     Mathematics pilot, grade 12 9/18/07 9/18/07
     Science pilot, grade 12 10/11/07 10/11/07
     Science HOTs, grade 12 10/22/07 10/22/07
     School questionnaires 10/25/07 10/25/07
     Teacher questionnaires 10/25/07 10/25/07
     SD and ELL questionnaires (arts - music, arts - visual arts, and field test) 10/29/07 10/29/07
     SD and ELL questionnaires 9/24/07 11/5/07
     Teacher and school questionnaires 9/24/07 10/29/07
Packaging Long-Term Trend
     Booklets received 7/20/07 8/17/07
     Pre-packaging 7/30/07 9/21/07
     Specifications due 7/30/07 9/4/07
     Ancillaries delivered 9/14/07 9/14/07
     Pre-assembly 9/21/07 9/21/07
     Barcoding 7/23/07 8/24/07
     Bundling 6/11/07 8/22/07
     Spiral maps received 6/11/07 7/13/07
     Bundle slips/bundle sheets 7/18/07 7/18/07
     Bundling 7/25/07 8/17/07
     Age 9, Winter 12/3/07 12/3/07
     Age 13, Fall 8/10/07 8/10/07
     Age 17, Spring 12/3/07 12/3/07
Arts (Music and Visual Arts) and Field Test
     Order arts materials (music and visual arts) 7/9/07 10/1/07
     Order science kits 8/20/07 10/15/07
     Mathematics shapes order and/or quality control 10/15/07 10/19/207
     Build arts portfolios (kits) 11/5/07 11/29/07
     Barcode 10/8/07 11/28/07
     Bundle slips / bundle sheets 10/15/07 11/12/07
     Spiral 10/22/07 11/27/07
     Quality control scan bundles 10/23/07 11/27/07
     Address files 12/3/07 12/3/07
     Student, session, and school files 12/3/07 12/3/07
     Monday updates 1/7/08 3/10/08
Distribution Long-Term Trend
     Age 9,  Winter 12/10/07 12/11/07
     Age 13, Fall 8/20/07 8/20/07
     Age 17, Spring  12/10/07 12/11/07
     Age 9, Winter 12/12/07 12/12/07
     Age 13, Fall 9/10/07 9/10/07
     Age 17, Spring 2/27/08 2/27/08
     Additional orders 8/20/07 5/30/08
Arts (Music and Visual Arts) and Field Test
     Administration schedules, rosters, questionnaires 12/13/07 12/14/07
     Bulk materials 1/7/08 1/8/08
     Session boxes 1/7/08 1/9/08
     Additional orders 12/17/07 3/12/08
Receipts and Processing Long-Term Trend
     Age 9, Winter 1/9/08 3/12/08
     Age 13, Fall 10/9/07 12/20/07
     Age 17, Spring 3/18/08 5/28/08
     Questionnaires 10/10/07 5/28/08
Arts (Music and Visual Arts) and Field Test
     Administration window 1/28/08 3/7/08
     Processing kick-off meeting 10/5/07 10/5/07
     Processing specifications due 10/12/07 10/12/07
     Arts (music and visual arts) 1/25/08 3/21/08
     Grade 4 student books 2/11/08 3/21/08
     Grade 8 student books 2/11/08 3/21/08
     Grade 12 student books 2/8/08 3/21/08
     Questionnaires 2/19/08 3/21/08
     Online questionnaires testing 12/17/08 12/28/07
Handscoring Long-Term Trend
     Age 9, Winter 3/24/08 4/10/08
     Age 13, Fall 1/9/08 1/25/08
     Age 17, Spring 6/2/08 6/2/08
Arts (Music and Visual Arts) and Field Test
     Open-ended spreadsheets 10/1/07 1/4/08
     Arts - music 6/2/08 6/20/08
     Arts - visual arts 6/2/08 6/23/08
     Mathematics 3/24/08 4/10/08
     Reading 3/24/08 4/15/08
     Reading braided (old) 3/24/08 4/9/08
     Science 3/24/08 4/14/08
     Science HOTs 4/7/08 4/21/08
     Science interactive computer tasks (ICTs) 11/26/07 4/21/08
Data Delivery Long-Term Trend
     Age 9, Winter 1/15/08  4/14/08
     Age 13, Fall 2/11/08  1/18/08
     Age 17, Spring 6/27/08 6/27/08
Arts (Music and Visual Arts) and Field Test
     Reading pilot 4/12/08 4/12/08
     Science (operational and bridge)  3/21/05  5/31/08
     U.S. history pilot  4/4/05  4/12/08
     Civics pilot 4/4/05  4/9/08
     Economics pilot 4/11/05 4/22/08
     Teacher questionnaires 4/8/08 4/8/08
     School questionnaires 4/3/08 4/3/08
     Demographic data 2/7/08 3/31/08
     SD and ELL questionnaires 4/1/08 4/1/08
     Arts - music 6/26/08 6/26/08
     Arts - visual arts 6/26/08 6/26/08

Last updated 24 August 2010 (JL)
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