ERIC Number: ED476157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul-10
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 8, Intermediate Grades, National Competency Tests, Regional Characteristics, Secondary Education, Sex Differences, State Surveys, Student Evaluation, Student Writing Models, Test Results, Writing Achievement, Writing Research
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress