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NAEP Technical DocumentationArts Assessment IRT Parameters

The table links provided below contain Item Response Theory (IRT) parameters for NAEP arts items that were scaled, as well as the block in which each item appeared for each grade (shown in the Block column) and the position of each item within its block (shown in the Item column). Note that these item parameters are provided in the metrics used for the original calibration of the scales.
Links to item response theory (IRT) parameters tables, arts national assessments, by grade and year: 2008 and 2016
82016 National assessment
2008  National assessment
NOTE: In 2016, grades 4 and 12 were not assessed.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 and 2016 Arts Assessments.

Last updated 14 February 2022 (SK)