12th-graders’ federal tests scores dip in math and reading while more manage to graduate
The nation’s 12th-grade students did slightly worse on national math and reading tests in 2015 than high school seniors did in 2013, according to National Assessment of Educational Progress results released today, even as high school graduation rates got better. The overall score decreases were quite small — roughly two points in math and a single...
By Matt Barnum | April 27, 2016
State Tries a ‘STEM’ Video to Confront Lagging Math Scores
While some education researchers may question the validity of the nation’s “STEM crisis,” it remains clear that California students continue to struggle in mathematics when compared with their peers across the nation. According to the recently released Report Card from the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), California fourth and eighth graders ranked 47th and...
By Chase Niesner | November 25, 2013