ERIC Number: ED186279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Mathematics Technical Report: Summary Volume.
This report summarizes the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress 1977-78 assessment of mathematics. Chapter one provides general information about mathematics assessments and includes discussion of the objectives, samples, exercises, statistics, and background variables of the assessment. Chapter two considers changes in performance between the first mathematics assessment conducted in 1972-73 and the second assessment being considered in this report. The third chapter describes performance for the nation and standard variable groups. Sections in this chapter include: region, sex, race/ethnicity, level of parental education, type of community, community size, and grade in school. Chapter four gives results for nonstandard variable groups. The two appendices discuss the estimation of standard errors and the source questions for special variables. (MK) Primary type of information provided by report: Results (Change) (Selective).
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Mathematics Education, National Competency Tests, National Surveys, Secondary School Mathematics, Statistical Analysis, Test Results
National Assessment of Educational Progress, 1860 Lincoln St., Suite 700, Denver, CO 80295 ($12.10); and Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
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