Report by the National Center for Education Statistics on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the nation's only ongoing survey of what students know and can do in various academic subject areas. In 1998, NAEP conducted a national reading assessment of 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade students, and a state-by-state reading assessment of 4th- and 8th-grade students. This report presents the results of the 1998 NAEP reading assessment for the nation and for participating states or jurisdictions. Results in 1998 are compared to those in 1994 and 1992. Includes dozens of tables and figures.... samples of fourth, eighth, and twelfth graders, and to samples of fourth graders in jurisdictions2 that participated in the state-by-state assessment. ... Across all three grades, nearly 500, 000 students were assessed in the national and state samples. ... While longer passages were accompanied by as many as 16 comprehension questions, typically 10 to 12 questions ... The open-ended questions included both short constructed-response questions requiring a one-or two-sentenceanbsp;...
|Title||:||NAEP 1998 reading report card for the nation|
|Author||:||Patricia Donahue, National Center for Education Statistics|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1999-08-01|