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Drs. Hughes & Dr. Middleton Co-author NAEP Studies

HughesGIn late-October 2015, the American Institutes for Research (AIR), released the report, "Study of the Alignment of the 2015 NAEP Mathematics Items at Grades 4 and 8 to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics"
AIR conducts the NAEP Validity Studies (NVS) Panel under contract from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.  Dr. Gerunda Hughes, professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction who is currently director of the University’s Office of Institutional Assessment and Evaluation, is a member of the NAEP Validity Studies Panel. Dr. Deena Khalil, assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, served as an expert panelist and is referenced in the report. Here is the link to the press release from AIR about the study: http://www.air.org/news/press-release/new-study-examines-alignment-between-naep-and-common-core-state-standards-4th-8th
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middletonKDr. Kyndra Middleton, associate professor from the Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies, and Dr. Hughes also co-authored the following NAEP study:

http://www.air.org/sites/default/files/downloads/report/NVS_
combined__study_1_NAEP_alignment_with_CCSS_0.pdf