Trend in NAEP reading performance-level results for 9-year-old students
- Ninety-six percent of 9-year-olds in 2008 were able to perform the simple, discrete reading tasks described for performance level 150.
- The percentage of 9-year-olds in 2008 who demonstrated the partially developed skills and understandings described for performance level 200 was higher than the percentages in either 2004 or 1971.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2008.
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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), various years, 1971–2008 Long-Term Trend Reading Assessments.
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