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NAEP Technical DocumentationSample Design for the 2001 Assessment


National Main Assessment Sample Design

For 2001, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) sampling followed a multistage approach:

  • sampling of geographic-based primary sampling units (PSUs),
  • sampling of schools within PSUs, and
  • sampling of students within schools.

Because NAEP state assessments are administered in even-numbered years, no state assessment was given in 2001.

Last updated 08 May 2008 (MH)

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