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NAEP Writing Assessment

Results of the 2011 NAEP computer-based writing assessment, administered to students in grades 8 and 12 throughout the United States, are now available. This is the first time the writing assessment was delivered via computer. Explore the tutorials describing this innovative assessment. More

2011 Writing Results

NAEP 2011 Writing Report Card

Exploring NAEP Writing

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Spotlight on the State Assessment

Do you have a special interest in the state-level writing assessment and results for your particular state? If so, here's the place to begin.

Spotlight on the Trial Urban District Assessment

Explore the results of the 2007 Trial Urban District Assessment in writing.

How the NAEP Writing Assessment Works

Using NAEP Data

Last updated 29 August 2012 (JM)
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