Policy Statement on Developing Student Achievement Levels for the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 49551-49552 [2018-21451]

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AGENCY: The National Assessment Governing Board (Governing Board) is soliciting public comment for guidance in finalizing a revised policy on Developing Student Achievement Levels for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), which published September 10, 2018, in the Federal Register. Based on public SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 R–S/16–08 R–S/10–09 R–S/12–01 R–S/16–04 R–S/15–16 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date 2/22/18 2/20/18 2/05/18 1/30/18 1/02/18 State OH CA WI FL NC person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. At the same site, we have posted the following decision from 2016. Docket No. Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services v. Fort Bliss .......................................... Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharyn Rosenberg, National Assessment Governing Board, 800 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20002–4233, Telephone: (202) 357– 6940. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All responses will be taken into consideration before finalizing the updated policy on Developing Achievement levels for NAEP for Board adoption. Once adopted, the policy will be used in setting and reporting achievement levels for NAEP assessments. Additional information on this document can be found on the Governing Board website at https:// E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1 49552 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 2, 2018 / Notices www.nagb.gov/news-andevents/ calendar/public-comment-onalspolicy.html. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 191 (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Policy Statement on Developing Student Achievement Levels for the 
National Assessment of Educational Progress

AGENCY: National Assessment Governing Board, U.S. Department of 
Education.

ACTION: Extension of Public Comment Period on Draft Policy Statement on 
Developing Student Achievement Levels for the National Assessment of 
Educational Progress.

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SUMMARY: The National Assessment Governing Board (Governing Board) is 
soliciting public comment for guidance in finalizing a revised policy 
on Developing Student Achievement Levels for the National Assessment of 
Educational Progress (NAEP), which published September 10, 2018, in the 
Federal Register. Based on public comments received on the document, 
the comment period is being extended.

DATES: The comment period for the draft policy statement published on 
September 10, 2018, at 83 FR 45618, is extended. Comments must be 
received no later than October 15, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be provided via email at [email protected] 
and may also be mailed to the following address: NAEP Achievement Level 
Setting Policy, National Assessment Governing Board, 800 North Capitol 
Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20002.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharyn Rosenberg, National Assessment 
Governing Board, 800 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 
20002-4233, Telephone: (202) 357-6940.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All responses will be taken into 
consideration before finalizing the updated policy on Developing 
Achievement levels for NAEP for Board adoption. Once adopted, the 
policy will be used in setting and reporting achievement levels for 
NAEP assessments. Additional information on this document can be found 
on the Governing Board website at https://

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    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/.


    Dated: September 27, 2018.
Lisa Stooksberry,
Deputy Executive Director, National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), 
U.S. Department of Education.
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