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DOI

https://doi.org/10.7275/nh63-qh19

Abstract

The U.S. Department of Education has not yet published an official guidance document for using NAEP achievement level scores to confirm state testing results. A review of the literature, however, identified four principles that inform the valid use of NAEP scores in a confirming analysis. These principles address the appropriate NAEP statistic to use to confirm state testing results, the difference between NAEP and state definitions of “proficiency,” a rationale for avoiding point-bypoint comparisons, and a rationale for using trend analysis. Accessed 26,868 times on https://pareonline.net from May 25, 2007 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.

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