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Author(s):Council of Chief State School Officers
Title:Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Organization:California Partnership for Achieving Student Success
Short Description:This paper provides an analysis of “closing the gap” in NAEP science achievement for low-income and minority students.
Annotation:This paper provides an analysis of “closing the gap” in NAEP science achievement for low-income and minority students. The goal of the present analysis of change in NAEP results by student population groups is to determine if overall state trends of change in student achievement across the states, or for a single state, are matched by the same extent of improvement for students who traditionally have had lower levels of student achievement.
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Achievement Gap
Elementary School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
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