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Title:  Comparing Science Content in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2000 and Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003 Assessments
Description: This report describes a study that was undertaken to compare the content of two fourth- and eighth-grade assessments in science: the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). The report provides information that will be useful for interpreting and comparing the results from the two assessments, based on an in-depth look at the content of the respective frameworks and assessment items. The report draws upon information provided by the developers of the assessments, as well as data obtained from an expert panel convened to compare the frameworks and items from the two assessments on various dimensions.
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Cover Date: March 2006
Web Release: April 6, 2006
Print Release: This Publication will only be available online.
Publication #: NCES 2006026
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Neidorf, Teresa (NAEP Education Statistics Services Institute); Binkley, Marilyn (National Center for Education Statistics); Stephens, Maria (American Institutes for Research)
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
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