re: question on NSMRE
From: "ALB" <[log in to unmask]>
To: "Middle Level Mathematics Network" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re:      FW: Question on NSRE

Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 19:37:51 -0500
The NSRE is indeed a test of multiple grades however you are incorrect in
stating that the grade 8 exam covers 5-8 .  Here is the break down:
Grade 4 covers K-4
Grade 8 covers K-8
Grade 10 covers K-10.
Al Bianchi

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>Subject: Re: FW: Question on NSRE
>Date: Mon, Nov 22, 1999, 9:55 AM
>My understanding is that the NSRE is really  a test of several YEARS of
>instruction:  it is a program assessment, not a one-year assessment.  For
>the test given in grade 8 is a test of the 5-8 math program and should be
>communicated that way.  Therefore, a difference of 4 to 6 weeks of math
>instruction -- giving it in May vs. March/April should not make a serious
>difference in performance over a four year period.
>Sue Abrams

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