Trend in eighth-grade NAEP writing percentile scores
- Scores for lower- and middle-performing students (those at the 10th, 25th, and 50th percentiles) were higher in 2007 than in both previous assessments.
- Scores for higher-performing students (those at the 75th and 90th percentiles) were higher in 2007 than in 1998.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
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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), 1998, 2002, and 2007 Writing Assessments.