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Trial Urban District Assessment Snapshot Reports: Science - Online source for one-page printable reports of the district results for grade 4th- and 8th-grade science assessments. Available for over a dozen large urban districts. (National Center for Education Statistics, 2011)...

National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions - The National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions is an umbrella organization for state coalitions of business, education and public policy leaders united for the improvement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for all students. ...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) - Established in 1950, the NSF is the federal government's only agency dedicated to the support of education and fundamental research in all scientific and engineering disciplines. This Web site contains links to the foundation's annual reports, and to the Directorate for Education and Human Resource, whose goal is to achieve excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at all levels and in all settings through programs such as the Math and Science Partnership Program. (The National Science Foundation, 2005)...

Project 2061 - The is the Web site of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's initiative to advance literacy in science, math and technology. Through the site, one can access curriculum materials, textbook evaluations, research on teaching and learning and tools and strategies for testing and assessment....

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study - In 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2011, TIMSS-R collected data at the 4th- and 8th-grade levels to provide information about change in the mathematics and science achievement of our students compared to those in other nations. This Web site includes information on which countries participated, how student achievement was measured, what contextual information was collected and how to obtain the results....

Performance Assessment Links in Science (PALS) - PALS is an on-line, standards-based, continually updated resource bank of science performance assessment tasks indexed via the National Science Education Standards and various other standards frameworks....


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