LAUSD’s results on Nation’s Report Card dip along with state, nation
Scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, commonly known as the Nation’s Report Card, were released today, and LA Unified’s overall performance took a slight dip — same as scores in California and the nation. It was the first time scores slipped for the district and California since the state’s students started taking the test...
By Craig Clough | October 28, 2015
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
LA Unified students see national report card improvement
LA Unified students showed significant gains in the National Assessment of Educational Progress, according to data released today. Fourth-grade students recorded the highest gain – four points— among 21 urban school systems since 2011; fourth-graders also scored higher in math, and eighth-graders scored higher in reading. “I’m proud of the performance of our youth,” Superintendent...
By LA School Report | December 18, 2013
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