Nation’s Report Card Results: Large Percentage of High School Seniors Struggle with Reading and Math
April 28, 2016 04:55 pm
Results released yesterday from the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card, show there’s still much work to be done to prepare students for success after high school. High school seniors scored one point lower in 2015 than 2013 in math, while the average reading score was not significantly different. The results also show that achievement gaps are still prevalent, with only 12 percent of Hispanic students and 7 percent of African American students scoring at or above proficient, in comparison to 32 percent of white students.