National Assessment of Educational Progress

National Assessment Governing Board nominations

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 [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:31:26-04:00September 1, 2011|

Kentucky NAEP science scores outpace national averages

The results of the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in science show that Kentucky’s 4th- and 8th-graders scored higher than the national averages. Scale scores for 4th- and 8th-graders in 2009 are significantly above the national average. The NAEP science grading scale ranges from 0 to 300. […]

By |2019-01-04T11:46:57-05:00February 3, 2011|

What’s right with Kentucky’s public schools

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday With the release of the film Waiting for Superman, discussion and analysis of the public school system is growing. Much of what people are talking about is negative – low test scores, poor-quality instruction, unsafe schools, a lack of resources and more. But there are some bright spots in Kentucky’s public education system, and [...]

By |2020-01-28T12:08:17-05:00November 16, 2010|

Challenge to Lead 2010 report released

Kentucky’s 4th- and 8th-graders outperformed the nation in reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 2009, but the state needs to improve college enrollment, degree completion and other measures of education progress, a new Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) report shows. The in-depth report, released by SREB at its annual meeting recently in West Virginia, outlines the [...]

By |2010-10-25T10:56:26-04:00September 1, 2010|
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