Each state and jurisdiction that participated in the NAEP 2015 Science assessment receives a one-page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends in a condensed format. The reports in this series provide bulleted text describing overall student results, bar charts showing NAEP achievement levels for selected years in which the state participated, and tables displaying results by gender, race/ethnicity, and eligibility for free/reduced-price lunch. In addition, bulleted text describes the trends in average scale score gaps by gender, race/ethnicity, and eligibility for free/reduced-price lunch. A map comparing the average score in 2015 to other states/jurisdictions is also displayed. » More info
This brief discusses factors that may contribute to a finding of no effects and provides questions a reader can ask to help them make sense of such findings. » More info
A new report looks at whether low-income students are taught by less effective teachers than high-income students in 26 districts. It also describes how the hiring of teachers and their subsequent movement into and out of schools could affect low-income students' access to effective teachers. » More info
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This free resource for states and districts was developed by practitioners in the field through the National Forum on Education Statistics. It is designed to assist school staff in protecting the confidentiality of student data.
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