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8th-grade girls bested boys on an engineering and technology test

Bias against girls who are interested in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) starts early, and lasts long…

That’s why it’s such a big deal that this week, the federal government announced that eighth-grade girls performed better than eighth-grade boys on a new test measuring technology and engineering literacy.

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Illinois peeps, check out - Test Scores Show a Decline in Math Among High School Seniors

Average performance dropped in math from 2013 to 2015 but held steady in reading, results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/2350AKt


Reading is a serious matter for children

We were shocked by a report released from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, in 2014,stating that only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders were reading at grade level. 422 more words


Board Backs Stewart On Test Scores, School Grades

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – The Florida Board of Education voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to back Commissioner Pam Stewart on proposals about test scores and school grades, turning aside concerns from business and education-reform groups. 874 more words


Indiana Improves Rank With Performance On Nation’s Report Card

In October, reporter Rachel Morello contacted Indiana University Communications searching for an expert to discuss results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Morello was directed to IU School of Education professor Peter Kloosterman.  24 more words

The One Thing We Know for Sure about Schools…

This week’s National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores prove it. When it comes to education, there is one reliable truth out there. It’s not news; any educational historian worth his or her mortarboard could tell you about it. 404 more words

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Minnesota Students' Math, Reading Scores Stall

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The latest national figures show Minnesota students’ performance in math and reading this year was mostly stagnant or declined from 2013. 359 more words