No Correlation Between a Lift In State Standards and A Rise in Student Performance

Daniel Hamlin and Paul Petersen of Harvard University says no evidence suggesting a correlation between proficiency standards and student achievement exists.

Using NAEP Proficiency for Accountability Sets Florida Students Up for Failure

Jane Robbins: The Foundation for Florida’s Future wants school accountability ratings that are linked to whether students are deemed “proficient” on the NAEP.

Activists Challenge Plan for NAEP to Assess Student “Mindsets”

Dozens of groups have joined Liberty Counsel to object to the plan for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to assess student mindsets.

“Noncognitive” Factors: Are they Fair Game for Data Collection and Instruction?

In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical