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Briefing Date:07/22/2008
Topic:Early Childhood Assessment: Why, What, and How?

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Board on Testing and Assessment
and
Board on Children, Youth and Families
Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
428 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 4:00 p.m.
and
Friday, July 25, 2008
B346 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 12:00 p.m.

on

Early Childhood Assessment: Why, What, and How?

As requested by Congress in P.L. 109-149, this new report by the National Academies outlines important developmental outcomes for children from birth to age 5 and examines various ways to measure children's progress toward them.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on August 4, 2008 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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