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K-12 Research Idaho
Idaho Education Statistics

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NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress)

K-12 Research Idaho is a Personal Public Service Project [one way to spend retirement benefits]

NAEP Results for Idaho

NAEP 2013 <> Grades 4, 8, 12, and the Graduating Class of 2013

 NAEP 2015 <> Grades 4 and 8

NAEP 2017 <> Grades 4 and 8 [Results available in September 2017]

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES):
Most Recent NAEP Snapshot Reports for Idaho

Mathematics: [Grade 4 '15]  [Grade 8 '15] [Grade 12 '13]
Reading: [Grade 4 '15] [Grade 8  '15] [Grade 12 '13]
Science: [Grade 4 '15] [Grade 8 '15]
Writing: [Grade 4] [Grade 8]

NCES posted  snapshots online:

Understanding NAEP:  Using and Abusing NAEP Results

  1. NAEP Achievement Level Status (HTML)
  2. NAEP Proficient vs. NAEP Proficiency in Subject (PDF)
  3.  The “Link” Between Education Spending and Student Performance: A Twisted Link (PDF)
  4. NAEP Does Not Set “National Goals for Education" (15-007)
  5. NAEP Achievement Levels: Interpret and Use with Caution (NAEP)
  6. NAEP Achievement Level Scores Can Contradict NAEP Scale Scores (PDF)
  7. NAEP Mapping Study 2013: State Proficiency Standards vs. Student Achievement (15-008)

Peer-Reviewed & Published Papers [NAEP Related]

Stoneberg, Bert D.  (2015). Real cost-benefit analysis is needed in American public education. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 20(15). Available online:

Stoneberg, B.D.  (2015). The relationship between the rigor of a state's proficiency standard and student achievement in the state.
Available online:

Stoneberg, B.D.  (2007). Using NAEP to confirm state testing results in the No Child Left Behind Act.  Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation,
12(5).  Available online:

Stoneberg, B.D. (2005). Please don't use NAEP scores to rank order the 50 states. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 10(9).
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