Kentucky's public school students’ performance in reading and mathematics on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as the Nation’s Report Card, remained relatively flat, according to results released April 10. Kentucky students scored about the same as those in most other states.
The National Assessment Governing Board has released the fifth National Assessment of Educational Progress in the Arts.
Terry Holliday For the first time in years, it appears there may be serious talk of trying to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Its most recent iteration, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001, was due for reauthorization in 2007, but as with its predecessor, political acrimony has held up progress. However, recent activity [...]
Kentucky 8th-grade students perform better than their international counterparts, on average, in science and about equal to them in math, according to a new study released today. The study, U.S. States in a Global Context, links results on the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), known as the Nation’s Report Card, with scores on the Trends in International Mathematics [...]
Kentucky tied for fifth place nationwide in the improvement of its students’ performance in assessments of reading, mathematics and science since 1992, according to a report from Harvard University, The report, Achievement Growth: International and U.S. State Trends in Student Performance, was produced by Harvard’s Program on Education Policy and Governance and presented in Education Next, the program’s journal. It was [...]
Conforming to the federal No Child Left Behind Act waiver has sent a ripple of changes through Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning assessment and accountability system.
Technology can be a wonderful tool for learning. Education Commissioner Terry Holliday It allows access to up-to-date information, increases communication, and offers interactivity and relevance as we prepare ALL students to be college- and career-ready in a global, technology-driven world. It also holds immense instructional promise for students who, due to financial, physical or learning disabilities and other [...]
Kentucky’s 4th and 8th graders made gains – and in some areas outperformed the nation – in reading and mathematics, according to results from the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday has been appointed to serve a four-year term on a national board charged with setting policy for the nation’s only assessment of student achievement in subjects like mathematics, reading, writing and science. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Holliday’s appointment to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) this week. The board sets policy — including [...]
The National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) is seeking nominations of qualified individuals to serve as members of the board for a four-year term beginning Oct. 1, 2012. Congress established the 26-member board to set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as The Nation’s Report Card, which informs the public about student achievement nationwide in a [...]