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Title:  Mathematics 2007: Performance of Public School Students in Puerto Rico: Focus on the Content Areas
Description: This report focuses on the performance of fourth- and eighth-grade students in Puerto Rico in various mathematics content areas on the 2007 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in mathematics. Average question scores are presented for all students and for male and female students in Puerto Rico for mathematics overall and for five subscales that represent mathematics content areas. Average question scores for public school students in the nation (excluding Puerto Rico) are shown for comparison. In all cases, students in Puerto Rico had lower scores than the nation. Numerous sample questions are presented for each content area for each grade, along with response percentages for Puerto Rico and the nation.
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Cover Date: December 2008
Web Release: December 10, 2008
Print Release: December 10, 2008
Publication #: NCES 2009451
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Associated Centers: IES
Authors: Dion, G.S., Kuang, M., and Dresher, A.R.
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Emmanuel Sikali.
 
 
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