Aiming for 'Definition of Literacy,' NAFP Considers 1992 Reading Test

Rothman, Robert
February 1990
Education Week;2/14/1990, Vol. 9 Issue 21, p1
The article reports on the proposal to establish a national definition of literacy presented by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in the U.S. The NAEP is considering its 1992 reading test that calls for a new test of oral reading and assessment to collect portfolios of students' work in the subject. The proposal is to allow state-by-state comparisons of student achievement in the subject to arrive in a common definition.


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