New NAEP test to assess real-life problem-solving skills

04/24/2014 | Education Week (tiered subscription model)

Students nationwide eventually will take part in a new test from the National Assessment of Educational Progress. The NAEP exam will assess students' problem-solving skills using a platform developed in collaboration with video-game designers, according to a recent announcement. Results of a pilot of the test are slated for release in 2016. No date for rollout in the nation's schools has been announced.

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