Wednesday, October 19, 2005

NAEP scores are out

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores are out today.

Of course, no matter what the results said, President Bush and Secretary Spellings would say that if they're great, it's because of NCLB. If not, it's because people resist NCLB.

Well, the results are mixed. Improvement in math, stagnation -- and in the case of 8th grade math, actual regression -- in reading.

It's hard to put a lot of stock in these tests, but if there's one that is more valid than the others, it's the NAEP because it's not high stakes. So if you want to read more, click here.

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