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Students in the Northeast have higher average responding score in visual arts than students in South and West

 Responding Scale Score
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Average responding scale score in NAEP visual arts at grade 8, by region: 2008


  • Students attending schools in the Northeast and Midwest had higher average responding scores (160 and 155, respectively) than students attending schools in the South (147) and West (143).
  • The average responding score of students attending schools in the South was not significantly different from the score of students attending schools in the West.

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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Arts Assessment.

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