National Assessment of Educational Progress
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With a focus on closing gaps among low-performing students, gaps among high performers have grown.
Students overall are scoring higher in reading and math, but achievement gaps remain unchanged.
United States STEM achievement still lags behind that of international competitors.
Science benchmarks vary wildly from state to state, according to a new report.
Multiple choice tests are pervasive—but are they the best way to measure student achievement?
National achievement in math has outpaced achievement in reading for fourth and eighth graders.
Twelfth grade scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress geography test flatline.
The gap among eighth grade students has barely narrowed since 2003.
Twelfth graders’ scores on a national U.S. history exam haven’t improved since 2001.
Federal test scores for 9-year-olds are the highest since early 1970s.