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urban-centric locale


City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more City: Midsize: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with popula [..]
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state coordinator


See NAEP State Coordinator.
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spiral cycle


One systematic ordering of all the booklets in the spiral.
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minority school status


A measure of the level of historically disadvantaged minority student groups being served by schools participating in the High School Transcript Study. Low minority schools have less than 5 percent di [..]
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implicit stratification


A method of achieving the benefits of stratification often used in conjunction with systematic sampling. The sampling frame is sorted with respect to one or more stratification variables but is not ex [..]
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focal group


The group of students of interest in an analysis of differential item functioning; often this is a group of students considered to be in the minority.
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field manager


Westat field staff member hired to coordinate all NAEP field activities with the State Departments of Education and the Westat home office staff.
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disadvantaged minority


Used to define minority school status, historically disadvantaged minorities include Black students and Hispanic students.
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Work Flow Management System


A computer software package that allows users to track NAEP materials as those materials are processed. Each session's materials are placed in a uniquely numbered batch that remains with the mate [..]
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Westat


The supplier of customized sampling, data collection, and weighting procedures for NAEP.
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