TITLE

Experts Disagree Over What to Include in Revised NAEP

AUTHOR(S)
Cavanagh, Sean
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Education Week;11/2/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the disagreement of experts over what is to be included in the revised National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in the U.S. The NAEP tests representative samples of students in reading, writing, math, and other subjects. Content is periodically revised. The science framework is being revamped for the first time in 15 years. A number of critics contend that the new blueprint outlining the content that students will encounter on the science version of the NAEP places too little emphasis on applying science to technology, engineering, and real-world problem-solving.
ACCESSION #
18830128

 

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