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Tag Archives: NAEP
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reported last month that the 2019 test scores across the assessments given to fourth, eighth and 12th graders were down or flat compared to that of 2015. Continue reading
This installment of NC Education (NCED) covers the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores and the bills the General Assembly passed before adjourning last week. Also included are details about $630k in charter school grants and a recap of October’s teacher arrests. Continue reading
One-term former NC Governor Beverly Perdue has been elevated from member to chair of the organization in charge of the Nation’s Education report card, commonly known as the NAEP.
Time for some flashbacks. Continue reading
Here are some of the North Carolina education news highlights from last week. Updates include teacher pay rankings released, school safety committee, NAEP and Common Core, NC Teacher of the Year, National Charter School Week, legislative news and other education-related various updates. Continue reading
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores for 2017 were released earlier this week. The NAEP is also referred to as the ‘nation’s report card’ and is considered the ‘gold standard’ of standardized testing for the United States.
North Carolina’s scores were less than positive overall and 4th-grade math scores took a statistically significant a three-point nosedive. Continue reading
A Scary Story Just In Time For Halloween: NC NAEP Scores Drop In All But One Category – #nced #ncdpi
Just in time for Halloween, parents get a scary story. The NAEP scores are in and, nationally, the scores declined.
For the first time since the early 1990’s math scores of 4th and 8th graders dropped. Looking specifically at 8th grade, the numbers took a significant drop in the category of ‘at or above proficiency’. Those scores went from 35% in 2013 to 33% in 2015.
The reading wasn’t any better. 8th graders went from 36% in 2013 to 34% in 2015.
So what’s different? What went on during these years?
The majority of states implemented Common Core. Supporters told us the standards would ‘move the needle’ on achievement. Common Core moved the needle alright — in the wrong direction.
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