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Target Population for the 2005 State Assessment


Fourth- and Eighth-Grade Schools and Enrollment in Public School Sampling Frame

The target population for the 2005 state assessment included all students in public schools in the United States who were enrolled in the fourth or eighth grades. In addition, students attending Bureau of Indian Affairs schools, DoD domestic and international schools, and those attending public schools in Puerto Rico were included. Other U.S. territories, although included in some past NAEP assessments, were not included in the 2005 assessment.

Last updated 16 March 2009 (FW)

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