Topic: National Assessment Governing Board
A first deep look at vocabulary skills among America's students shows their vocabulary proficiency tracks closely with their reading ability overall. Racial gaps exist, but boys and girls performed about the same.
Math scores inched up – barely – in the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), otherwise known as the 'nation’s report card.'
11/01/2011 04:30 pm
Geography results from the National Report Card show that few students have a 'proficient' understanding of geography, as reading and math push social sciences out of the classroom.
07/19/2011 03:26 pm
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.
04/13/2011 05:00 pm
Just 34 percent of fourth-graders, 30 percent of eighth-graders, and 21 percent of 12th-graders performed at or above 'proficient' in a national science assessment, according to a NAEP report card.
01/25/2011 04:17 pm
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.
11/18/2010 06:11 pm
Reading among 4th-graders did not improve for the first time since 2003, the latest NAEP scores show. The report, known as the 'nation's report card,' shows a slight gain among 8th-graders.
03/24/2010 01:13 pm
Younger students have made some encouraging gains in math, but the lack of improvement among older students raises questions about recent education reforms.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
Assessment test shows gains for eighth- and 12th graders overall. But race and gender gaps persist.
04/04/2008 01:00 am