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State Test Score Trends Through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising Scores on State Tests and NAEP

Author(s): Naomi Chudowsky and Victor Chudowsky
Published: September 15, 2010

This report compares state math and reading proficiency scores in grades 4 and 8 to National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) basic scores for the period of 2005 to 2009. The study found that scores on state tests and NAEP have increased in most states with sufficient data. Also included with the report are profiles for the 23 states that are included in the research because they did not have breaks in their testing data for the years studied.

View 2008-09 State Profiles

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Full Report (Revised 11/30/2010) (PDF format, 341 KB)

Errata Sheet for 09/14/10 Version (PDF format, 135 KB)

Press Release (PDF format, 20.2 KB)