Daniel Hamlin and Paul Petersen of Harvard University says no evidence suggesting a correlation between proficiency standards and student achievement exists.
The 2017 results from the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP) in Mathematics and Reading have been released and there has been little change.
Jane Robbins: The Foundation for Florida’s Future wants school accountability ratings that are linked to whether students are deemed “proficient” on the NAEP.
Dozens of groups have joined Liberty Counsel to object to the plan for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to assess student mindsets.
In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century. To many who were aware of this report, it was alarming and controversial. In the summary of this report it says. “There is a growing movement […]
12th graders saw their average NAEP scores in math and reading drop from 2013 to 2015 which shows Common Core is not helping with college readiness.
The Boston Herald’s editorial board calls on the state of Massachusetts on Monday to keep the MCAS in lieu of adopting PARCC as the state’s assessment.
“Why fix what isn’t broken?” That is essentially the question that the New Hampshire Union Leader asked in their Monday editorial. They write: If New Hampshire were a nation, it would rank among the top in international math and science scores. So why are all New Hampshire school districts being asked to adopt new, untested […]
Deborah Thornton, a research analyst at the Public Interest Institute in Mt. Pleasant, IA, pointed out in a guest post at Caffeinated Thoughts that even though education spending has increased dramatically over the last 20 years, results have not. Thornton writes: For example, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 2007 reported that 12th […]