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Title:  Technical Report: NAEP 1996 State Assessment Program in Science
Description: The NAEP 1996 State Assessment in science, in which 47 jurisidictions participated, measured what eighth-grade students know and can do in science. This report provides technical information about the assessment. It provides a description of the assessment design and gives an overview of the steps involved in the implementation of the program from the planning stages through to the analysis and reporting of the data. It does not provide results, but rather detailed information on the development of the cognitive and background questions, the field procedures, the creation of the database and data products for analysis, and the methods and procedures used for sampling, analysis, and reporting.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: January 1998
Web Release: January 27, 1998
Print Release: January 27, 1998
Publication #: NCES 98480
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Nancy L. Allen, Spencer S. Swinton, Steven P. Isham, and Christine A. Zelenak
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Grady Wilburn.