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Title:  Eighth-Grade Algebra: Findings From the Eighth-Grade Round of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 199899 (ECLS-K)
Description: This Statistics in Brief provides descriptive statistics on algebra enrollment for the cohort of students in the first-grade class of 1999-2000 who had progressed to eighth grade in the 2006-07 school year (representing about 80 percent of the eighth-grade class of 2006-07). The Brief examines mathematics performance at the end of eighth grade by algebra enrollment and other characteristics, including prior mathematics ability and schools' level of eighth-grade algebra enrollment. Data are drawn from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K), which included a direct mathematics assessment at the end of the fifth and eighth grades.
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Cover Date: October 2010
Web Release: October 6, 2010
Publication #: NCES 2010016
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Statistics in Brief
Survey/Program Areas: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
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