ERIC Number: EJ622349
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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What Do Test Scores in Texas Tell Us?
Klein, Stephen P.; Hamilton, Laura S.; McCaffrey, Daniel F.; Stecher, Brian M.
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v8 n49 2000
Compared results on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills to Texas (TAAS) score changes on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Texas fourth graders did improve significantly more on the NAEP mathematics test than their counterparts nationally, but this gain was smaller than their TAAS gains, and a similar gain was not seen for eighth graders. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, National Surveys, Standardized Tests, State Programs, Test Use, Testing Programs
Electronic-only journal available at http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa; 27 pages.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress; Texas Assessment of Academic Skills