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ERIC Number: ED476157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul-10
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Nation's Report Card: Writing Highlights, 2002.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This full-color publication uses a tabloid format to present highlights from the National Assessment of Educational Progress 2002 writing assessment. It describes assessment content; presents major findings as average scale scores and as percentages of students scoring at or above achievement levels for the nation, at grades 4, 8, and 12; shows results for participating states and other jurisdictions at grades 4 and 8; and discusses the performance of selected subgroups defined by gender and race/ethnicity. This publication also includes sample assessment writing tasks and student responses in narrative, informative, and persuasive writing modes. (RS)
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free). Web site: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html. For full text: http://www.nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress