E.D. Report Cites NAEP's Problems

June 1986
Education Week;6/4/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 37, p2
The article focuses on the report of the Education Department to the Congress regarding the status of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in the U.S. The department recommended that NAEP should give emphasis on content-area skills, improve the dissemination of its data, and create information that are more relevant to policy makers. Moreover, recommendations will be made by the department to correct the shortcomings of NAEP, after it completed its review in early 1987.


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