TITLE

U.S. History Continues To Stump Schoolchildren

PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;6/10/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the results of the 2001 National Assessment of Educational Progress given to elementary students in the U.S. to assess the level of proficiency of children on U.S. history.
ACCESSION #
6862192

 

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