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Educational Marketer;4/27/2009, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p8
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The article reports on the 73,517 dollars contract awarded to the Princeton, New Jersey-based Educational Testing Service by the U.S. Department of Education to produce a feasibility study on the use of reading achievement levels developed in 1992 in reporting the results of the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress in Reading for grades four and eight.


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