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Title:  How Does NAEP Select Schools and Students?
Description: The National Assessment of Educational Progress uses a multi-stage sampling system to select schools to participate in its assessments of student performance. A weighted-assessment process for students ensures an adequate sample of black and Hispanic students.
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Cover Date: August 2000
Web Release: September 30, 2000
Print Release: August 1, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2000459
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Sheida White and Alan Vanneman
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Issue Brief, please contact:
Sheida E. White.
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