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No significant differences seen in average responding scores in visual arts between students attending public and private schools

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Average responding scale score in NAEP visual arts at grade 8, by type of school: 2008


  • The average responding score in visual arts for eighth-graders in public schools (149) was not significantly different from the score of students attending private schools (159).

NOTE: View complete data with standard errors for public and private schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Arts Assessment.

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