ERIC Number: ED127143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Science Achievement: Racial and Regional Trends, 1969-1973.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
This study presents regional and racial trands in science achievement for black and white students ages 9, 13, and 17 between 1969-70 and 1972-73. The study also presents changing patterns in the racial composition of schools. Among the findings was that in the nation as a whole, science achievement declined between 1969-70 and 1972-73. Declines between approximately 1 and 3 percentage points were observed for both blacks and whites at all three ages. Graphs and tables are provided for science achievement according to race, region of the country, and age, and for the racial composition of schools for various regions of the country. (MH) Primary type of information provided by report: Results (Change) (Race) (Regional).
Descriptors: Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Evaluation, Racial Composition, Racial Differences, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Surveys
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. ($1.20)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress