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Title:  Geography: What Do Students Know, and What Can They Do?
Description: The 1994 NAEP geography assessment reflected new ideas abou the importance and content of geography instruction. It examined 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade students on their knowledge of geography and their ability to apply that knowledge to the solution of human problems. This issue of NAEPfacts discusses student performance near the 25th, 50th, and 90th percentiles for each grade, giving an overall picture of student abilities and limits.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: December 1996
Web Release: December 16, 1996
Print Release: December 16, 1996
Publication #: NCES 97579
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Alan Vanneman (ESSI)
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Keywords:
Achievement (student)
Geography
Questions: For questions about the content of this Issue Brief, please contact:
Sheida E. White.