Monday, July 18, 2005

NAEP - The Nation's Report Card - National Assessment of Educational Progress - NAEP

Good news for younger children on the Nation's Report card. 9 year olds appear to making significant gains in reading and mathematics, but the gains certainly flatten out by age 17.



For mathematics, a favorable trend was also seen at age 13, but the 17 year olds' dip occurred again.



High school dropout rates may also be as high as 30-40%, though, and this number may climb if students can't meet state requirements.

NAEP - The Nation's Report Card
NAEP Press release
Fudging High School Graduation Statistics

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