Engineering Solutions to the National Crisis in Literacy: How to Make Good on the Promise of the Common Core State Standards Report/Fact SheetApril 14, 2011
This brief includes recommendations to leverage improvements in literacy skills from birth through grade twelve by providing systemic approaches, equitable resources, and strong teacher training.
Most of the seventeen urban school districts participating in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2009 science assessment scored below the national average.
The West Virginia Constitution currently gives Senate President Earl Ray Tomblin (D) the duty of acting as governor after Former Governor Joe Manchin (D) was elected to serve in the U.S. Senate.
About 33 percent of the nation’s schools did not make adequate yearly progress (AYP) in 2008–09 school year, according to a recently released report from the Center on Education Policy (CEP).
PISA 2009 Results: What Students Know and Can Do Student Performance in Reading, Mathematics, and Science, Vol. 1 (OECD report) Report/Fact SheetDecember 07, 2010
The 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results were released by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) on December 7 in Paris, France.
THE NATION’S REPORT CARD: Too Many High School Seniors Unprepared for College-Level Math and Reading ArticleNovember 29, 2010
More than 60 percent of the nation’s high school seniors fail to read at a proficient level, according to the results from the 2009 grade twelve reading assessment from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as The Nation’s Report Card.
U.S. MATH PERFORMANCE IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: U.S. Students with Advanced Math Skills Lag Behind International High-Achieving Peers ArticleNovember 15, 2010
A new report finds that 6 percent of U.S. public and private school students tested at the advanced level in eighth-grade mathematics, compared to 28 percent of students in Taiwan and at least 20 percent of students in Finland, Hong Kong, and Korea.
SAVE THE DATE: Results from the Nation’s Report Card in Reading and Math for Twelfth Graders to Be Released November 18 ArticleNovember 15, 2010
Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card, in reading and mathematics for Grade 12 will be released on Thursday, November 18.
EVALUATING TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS: New Report Examines How Teacher Assessments Can Be Reliable Indicators of Teacher Success ArticleNovember 01, 2010
A new report from the Center for American Progress argues that the nation lacks a practical set of standards and assessments to determine that teachers—especially those who are new to the profession—are well prepared and ready to teach.
The Federal Role in Confronting the Crisis in Adolescent Literacy Report/Fact SheetSeptember 20, 2010
Results from national reading assessments reveal that millions of young people leave high school without the advanced reading and writing skills required for career and college success.