More students – but still not enough – are taking a rigorous course load, according to the NAEP report card from The National Assessment of Educational Progress, released Wednesday.
Korean and Finnish students scored highest in the latest round of PISA tests aimed at assessing reading, math, and science literacy.
Eleven states volunteered to have their 12th-graders’ test scores itemized in the latest NAEP report. Nationally, 26 percent of high school seniors scored at or above the 'proficient' level in math.
Younger students have made some encouraging gains in math, but the lack of improvement among older students raises questions about recent education reforms.
Funds trickle out, leaving many state and local education budgets in flux.
US Education Secretary Margaret Spellings pushes a uniform system to calculate and report rates.
The case against the Palm Beach County district aims to clarify its duty to keep more kids in school.