Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 3:44pm
The U.S. Department of Education’s statistical and testing arm, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), released its latest “progress” report November 1st: The survey measuring fourth- and eighth-grade scores on the controversial National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, was billed as having found “significant” improvement for both grades in math and a slight improvement in reading — until one examines the numbers.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 2:42pm
New test scores show the nation's fourth- and eighth-graders are doing the best ever in math, but schools still have a long way to go to get everyone on grade level. In reading, eighth-graders showed some progress.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 4:50pm
St. Bernard Parish's public schools continued their upward trajectory last spring by making it into the top 15 scoring districts in the state, according to baseline state performance scores released Wednesday that combine test results, attendance records and dropout data from the two previous school years.