The test was prepared and administered by the national agency for evaluation of the education system (INVALSI); INVALSI was also responsible for preparing a final report and returning detailed information on the results of the exam to every single school at class level.
INVALSI (2009) has recently put forward a proposal to evaluate principals on the basis of school drop-out reduction and learning achievements.
INVALSI (2008), "La prova nazionale al termine del primo ciclo.
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