4 edition of Science proficiency and course taking in high school found in the catalog.
Science proficiency and course taking in high school
1997 by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics in Washington, DC (555 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington 20208-5574) .
Written in English
|Series||Statistical analysis report, Statistical analysis report (National Center for Education Statistics)|
|Contributions||National Center for Education Statistics.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 33 p.|
|Number of Pages||33|
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Table Percent of 8th Grade Students Whose Science Proficiency Increased by One or More Levels between and by 8th Grade Science Proficiency Level, Semesters of Science Taken in High School, and Type of Science Course Proficiency level in Course-taking and Level Level curriculum Below 1 1 2 Total 63 55 46 Semesters of science – 50 35 27 4.
This report will ascertain the relationship between taking challenging science courses in high school and experiencing gains in science proficiency. In addition, the relationships among school and student characteristics, high school curriculum and changes in proficiency Author: Timothy Madigan (Bureau of The Census).
This analysis uses data on science achievement and transcript reports of science course taking patterns of students from the National Education Longitudinal Study of (NELS) to estimate the relationship between science course taking and the change in science proficiency levels between 8th and 12th grades.
It also explores the extent to which gains in science proficiency are related to Cited by: Get this from a library. Science proficiency and course taking in high school: the relationship of science course-taking patterns to increases in science proficiency between 8th and 12th grades.
[Timothy Madigan; United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.; National Center for. Get this from a library. Science proficiency and course taking in high school: the relationship of science course-taking patterns to increases in science proficiency between 8th and 12th grades.
[Timothy Madigan; National Center for Education Statistics.]. Science Learning Past and Present This report comes at a time when both science and science education are regular topics of national media attention and urgent policy debates.
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