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English language learners score higher in 2006 at grade 4


Fourth-grade NAEP civics achievement-level results, by English language learners (ELL) who could be assessed


  • English language learners had a higher percentage at or above Basic in 2006 than in 1998.


* Significantly different from 2006.
NOTE: ELL = English language learners. The results for English language learners are based on students who were assessed and cannot be generalized to the total population of such students. View complete data with standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1998 and 2006 Civics Assessments.

To read more about achievement levels and how they are set, see Reporting the Assessment—Scale Scores and Achievement Levels.

View a summary of the percentage of English language learners identified, excluded, and assessed in civics.

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