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ERIC Number: ED511633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 20
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
An Introduction to NAEP: National Assessment of Educational Progress. NCES 2010-468
National Center for Education Statistics
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is a continuing and nationally representative assessment of what this nation's students know and can do. NAEP has often been called the "gold standard" of assessments because it is developed using the best thinking of assessment and content specialists, education experts, and teachers from around the nation. This paper describes how NAEP assessment is developed, who participates in NAEP, and how the results of NAEP are reported. A list of resources is also included.
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 12; Grade 4; Grade 8
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Researchers; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress
IES Funded: Yes
IES Cited: ED533112