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More than one-third of students with disabilities perform at or above Basic on the first-ever NAEP economics assessment

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Achievement Level

Twelfth-grade NAEP economics achievement-level results, by students with disabilities (SD) who could be assessed: 2006

Achievement level key.


  • Forty-three percent of students with disabilities performed at or above Basic in 2006.

To read more about achievement levels and how they are set, see Reporting the Assessment—Scale Scores and Achievement Levels.

NOTE: The results for students with disabilities are based on students who were assessed and cannot be generalized to the total population of such students. View complete data with standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 Economics Assessment.

View a summary of the percentage of students with disabilities identified, excluded, and assessed in economics.

Learn more about the types of accommodations permitted as part of the economics assessment.

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