NAEP: Results of The Fourth Mathematics Assessment

June 1988
Education Week;6/15/1988, Vol. 7 Issue 38, p28
The article discusses the results of the fourth mathematics assessment conducted by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in the U.S. in 1986. The educational levels that are being evaluated by the NAEP include elementary, middle and high school levels. It presents a comparison of the overall performance of nine-year old students between 1982 and 1986. Moreover, the issues driving recent reforms in the mathematics curriculum are addressed.


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