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Title:  Assessing the Best: NAEP's 1996 Assessment of Twelfth-Graders Taking Advanced Science Courses
Description: This report presents the results of a special study conducted in 1996 that focused on the science knowledge and skills of twelfth-grade students taking advanced courses in biology, chemistry, or physics during the 1995-1996 school year. It includes information on the science courses students reported taking and their overall performance on the assessment. In addition, the report presents selected questions from the study along with samples of students' responses and question-level results. This is the third in a series of special reports based on science data collected in 1996. The other two reports in the series are "Students Learning Science: A Report on Policies and Practices in U.S. Schools" and "Student Work and Teacher Practices in Science."
Online Availability:
Cover Date: August 2001
Web Release: September 14, 2001
Print Release: October 22, 2001
Publication #: NCES 2001451
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: C.Y. O'Sullivan and W.S. Grigg
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Keywords:
Achievement (student)
NAEP
Science
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Holly Spurlock.
 
 
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