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NAEP Math Automated Scoring Challenge Results and Preprint

Published On Friday, December 8, 2023

NCES held the NAEP Math Automated Scoring Challenge in spring 2023, inviting anyone eligible for NCES secure data access to use algorithms and automated scoring techniques to predict the scores given by human raters to open-ended responses to 10 released NAEP mathematics assessment items. The results of this challenge (as well as those of the prior challenge using reading assessment items) are now available in a brief preprint.

Grateful for the NAEP Research Community

Published On Friday, November 24, 2023

This holiday season, we’re thankful for all the great team members, researchers, interns, and students that make up the NAEP research community. Your work with data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress helps us gain a greater understanding of K-12 student academic achievement, providing vital tools to inform educational policy and practice. Let’s take a look back at some of the community members we’ve highlighted this year.

NAEP Process Data Researchers Create Winning Data Visualization

Published On Friday, November 10, 2023

NAEP Center for Process Data Researchers Ruhan Circi and Juanita Hicks won the 2023 Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice (EM:IP) Cover Graphic/Data Visualization Competition. Their visualization comparing traditional data and process data measurements of the percentages of students who did not reach an item in a NAEP assessment was featured on the cover of the most recent EM:IP issue, published in September.

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