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Apr 30, 2019, 00:01 ET Nation's Eighth-Grade Students Post Gains on 2018 Report Card For Technology and Engineering Literacy

Eighth-grade students increased their overall average score by 2 points on the 2018 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in Technology...


Apr 25, 2017, 00:01 ET Hispanic Eighth-Graders Improve in Music, Lower-Income Eighth-Graders Improve in Visual Arts, Overall Scores Remain Steady in Music and Visual Arts

The Nation's Report Card: 2016 Arts shows that Hispanic eighth-grade students scored higher in music in 2016 than in 2008 and that score gaps...


Jan 10, 2017, 13:33 ET National Assessment Governing Board Announces Its New Deputy Executive Director

The National Assessment Governing Board announced today that distinguished assessment expert and former educator Lisa Stooksberry will become its new ...


Oct 27, 2016, 12:01 ET The Nation's Report Card Shows Higher Percentages of 4th- and 8th-Graders Reached Proficient Level in Science in 2015 Than in 2009; Black-White Score Gaps and Hispanic-White Score Gaps Narrow in Grades 4 and 8

The Nation's Report Card: 2015 Science shows scores have improved overall, and higher percentages of the nation's fourth- and eighth-grade students...


Sep 09, 2016, 05:36 ET National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees The Nation's Report Card, seeks four nominees

The board that oversees the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) — also known as The Nation's Report Card — is seeking nominations for...


Aug 11, 2016, 01:17 ET National Assessment Governing Board Deputy Executive Director Mary Crovo to retire in December after 27 years

The National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), will see its Deputy Executive...


May 17, 2016, 12:01 ET First-ever Nation's Report Card for Technology and Engineering Literacy measures how eighth graders solve real-world problems using innovative scenario-based tasks on computers

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) produced the first-ever nationally representative assessment of technology and engineering...


Apr 27, 2016, 12:35 ET The Nation's Report Card: 12th-Grade Scores Lower in Math, Steady in Reading Since 2013; 37 Percent of Students Are Academically Prepared for College

Results from The Nation's Report Card: 2015 Mathematics and Reading at Grade 12 indicate scores for high school seniors were 2 points lower in...


Mar 08, 2016, 11:50 ET Six Large Urban School Districts to Join The Nation's Report Card

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) will include six more urban school districts from around the country after a unanimous vote...


Oct 28, 2015, 12:01 ET U.S. Math Scores Decline From 2013; Nation's Reading Scores Mixed

Since 2013, national average mathematics scores have decreased for fourth- and eighth-grade students, while reading scores have held steady for...


Oct 06, 2015, 12:45 ET Seven Leaders Named by Education Secretary Arne Duncan to National Assessment Governing Board, Overseeing The Nation's Report Card

A Florida school superintendent, a Tennessee school board chief, a District of Columbia business and education policy leader, an Indiana high school...


Sep 15, 2015, 01:09 ET Public Invited to Nominate Candidates for National Assessment Governing Board, Which Oversees The Nation's Report Card

The board that oversees The Nation's Report Card — the nation's only representative assessment of what students know and can do in various subjects — ...


Apr 29, 2015, 12:01 ET No change in eighth-graders' performance in U.S. history, geography, civics since 2010

The overall academic performance of eighth-graders in U.S. history, geography and civics has remained unchanged since 2010, according to The Nation's ...


Mar 12, 2015, 09:00 ET Los estudiantes de cuarto y octavo grado en Puerto Rico tienen un bajo desempeño en matemáticas

Gran parte de los estudiantes de cuarto y octavo grado de escuelas públicas de Puerto Rico muestra deficiencias en los logros de matemáticas, de...


Mar 12, 2015, 09:00 ET Fourth- and Eighth-Grade Students in Puerto Rico Fall Short in Mathematics

Many of Puerto Rico's fourth- and eighth-grade public school students are falling short in mathematics achievement, according to The Nation's Report...


Aug 19, 2014, 01:35 ET National Assessment Governing Board Seeks Nominations for Eight Openings

A school superintendent, an expert in testing and measurement and a business representative are among positions to be filled by Americans from across ...


Jul 24, 2014, 10:47 ET Fourth-Grade Students Ready for Computer-Based Writing

An innovative pilot study administered as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has demonstrated that fourth-grade students...


May 14, 2014, 01:00 ET Less Than Half of 12th Graders Estimated to Be Academically Prepared for College Coursework

Thirty-nine percent of 12th-grade students have the mathematics skills and 38 percent the reading skills needed for entry-level college courses,...


Dec 18, 2013, 01:01 ET A decade of progress for urban districts in mathematics and reading

Ten years after The Nation's Report Card began measuring progress in America's urban school districts, the 2013 Trial Urban District Assessment...


Nov 07, 2013, 10:00 ET Latest Reading, Mathematics Assessments Show Progress

The latest Nation's Report Card, 2013 Mathematics and Reading, shows some improvement nationally from the last assessment in 2011 among fourth- and...


Aug 23, 2013, 12:00 ET National Assessment Governing Board, Which Sets Policy For The Nation's Report Card, Seeks Nominees

The independent, bipartisan board that oversees the nationwide assessments that gauge what America's students know and can do in nearly a dozen...


Jun 27, 2013, 11:30 ET New NAEP Report Compares Today's Student Performance With That of 40 Years Ago

Today's 9- and 13-year-old students scored higher in reading and mathematics than their counterparts did 40 years ago according to The Nation's...


Apr 24, 2013, 11:00 ET Overall Grade 12 Scores on The Nation's Report Card in Economics Are Flat

On average, the nation's 12th graders have not shown improvement in their knowledge of economics since 2006, according to the latest results from the ...


Feb 21, 2013, 12:00 ET NAEP Report on Student Achievement in Largest States Sheds Light on Direction of U.S. Education

A National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report card for the first time summarizes results in several subjects from multiple states—and...


Dec 06, 2012, 11:00 ET New NAEP Report Relates Vocabulary Skills to Reading Comprehension

The latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report card focuses on how well students are able to use words to gain meaning from the ...