Posts Tagged ‘National Assessment of Educational Progress’

Report ranks state schools’ performance 51st in the nation

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Despite strong state standards, Mississippi students are not catching up to the rest of the nation, ranking last in a school performance evaluation released today. Education Week’s Quality Counts report puts Mississippi 51st among the states and Washington, D.C., in K-12 student achievement. That is actually down a notch from last year. […] [...]

Some improvement in low Mississippi science scores

JACKSON— A national sampling of eighth-graders’ performance in science showed Mississippi with a small improvement from 2009 to 2011 but still below the national average. The National Assessment of Educational Progress report released Thursday showed the average score of eighth-grade students in Mississippi at 137 in 2011, five points better than the 2009 score but […] [...]

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