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New Jersey NAEP - The Nation's Report Card

Red Arrow NAEP Results for New Jersey

Red Arrow NAEP Achievement Gaps - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports

  • The Black-White Achievement Gap: [2010] [2008]
  • The Hispanic-White Achievement Gap: [2011]

Red Arrow NAEP Item Maps (NIM) - Item maps illustrate what students at each achievement level are likely to know and can do. See the Quick Reference Guide to learn about using item maps.

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Red Arrow Measure Up – NAEP assessment newsletters for teachers

Red Arrow NAEP Assessment Frameworks – all NAEP frameworks are overseen by the National Assessment Governing Board.

Red Arrow NAEP and New Jersey State Assessments

NAEP and the New Jersey state assessments serve different purposes and are used together to inform education policy.   These assessments also differ in the content and skills that are measured, difficulty of test items, and methods used for setting performance standards (i.e., the cut points for determining achievement levels).  Thus, NAEP, the New Jersey state assessments, and assessments in other states have their own notion about what is proficient.

Red Arrow NAEP Used As a Metric to Compare States

  • NAEP State Mapping Study, National Center for Education Statistics [2009] [2007] [2005]
  • Mapping State Proficiency Standards onto NAEP Scales: Variations & Changes [2005-2009]