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
LAUSD teacher to keep marking the ‘nation’s report card’
Shannon Garrison, a fourth grade teacher at LA Unified’s Solano Elementary School, has been reappointed to the National Assessment Governing Board, which helps set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly known as the “nation’s report card.” Garrison was appointed to the board in 2010 and will serve another four-year term. “I am...
By Craig Clough | October 20, 2014
CA 8th Graders Make Nation’s Top Gains in Reading Scores
California’s eighth graders made the biggest gain in reading scores in the country last year, according to the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as the “Nation’s Report Card.” Results for fourth and eighth grade reading and math were released today, “The resilience and tenacity of our schools have seen them through some...
By LA School Report | November 7, 2013