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Introduction

Introduction

The purpose of this chapter is to explain how the results of the NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy Assessment will be reported. A probe will be administered in 2014 as a trial of the NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy Assessment. In the NAEP context, a probe is a smaller-scale, focused assessment on a timely topic that explores a particular question or issue and may be limited to particular grades. The description in this chapter is for the initial probe assessment, but can be applied to future administrations of the assessment beyond that first assessment. Key sections of the chapter are as follows: