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Students reporting higher levels of parental education had higher responding and creating task scores in visual arts

 Responding Scale Score
Creating Task Score

Average responding task score in NAEP visual arts at grade 8, by highest level of parental education: 2008


  • Students who reported at least one parent graduated from college or had some education after high school had higher responding scores in visual arts than students who reported lower levels of parental education.

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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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