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Envisioning Quality Science Assessments
The National Academy of Sciences, Center for Education through the Board on Testing and Assessment, will convene a committee to conduct a series of activities over the next two years that will:
  1. provide guidance to states on designing and developing quality science assessments in light of requirements of the No Child Left Behind Legislation;
  2. foster communication and collaboration between the NRC Committee and key stakeholders in states and school districts so that the guidance provided is practical and useable. The Committee's report will be widely disseminated.

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Project Contributions

Systems for State Science Assessment
This book came out of the work of the MSP RETA project Envisioning Quality Science Assessments. "In response to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), Systems for...
Building From the Research: Test Design for K-12 Science Achievement
Slide presentation from the MSP PI Conference, Washington, D.C., January 2004. Click here for a web-viewable PDF Click here for the original PowerPoint presentation