ERIC Number: ED465707
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The 2001 NAEP in U.S. History. ERIC Digest.
Patrick, John J.
Since its inception by the United States Congress in 1969, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has collected information about what U.S. students know and can achieve in core subjects of the school curriculum. The U.S. history NAEP assessments were conducted in 1986, 1988, 1994, and 2001. This digest discusses: (1) the framework of the 2001 NAEP in U.S. history; (2) the assessment procedures; and (3) the findings of this national assessment of achievement in U.S. history by students at grades 4, 8, and 12. (BT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 8, National Competency Tests, Performance, Social Studies, Student Evaluation, United States History
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress