ERIC Number: ED176226
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
National Assessment of Educational Progress in Reading.
Tierney, Robert J., Ed.; Lapp, Diane, Ed.
This publication was developed to provide factual information and interpretive commentary on the National Assessment of Educational Progress in Reading, a federally funded survey of the educational attainments of representative samples of children and adults in the United States. It summarizes the context and results of the 1970-71 and 1974-75 national assessments in reading that indicate achievement gains for several population groups. Discussions of the implications for various persons at all levels of reading instruction written by experts in special areas of reading are included. The strengths and weaknesses of the two reading assessments are examined and suggestions are made for needed improvements for purposes of subsequent assessment. (MKM) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt wlth in this document: Results (Interpretation).
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, National Competency Tests, National Programs, National Surveys, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Tests
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, Delaware 19711 (Order No. 723, $2.00 member, $3.00 non-member)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress