Statement by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on National Assessment of Educational Progress 12th-grade reading and math results
"Despite the highest high school graduation rate in our history, and despite growth in student achievement over time in elementary school and middle school, student achievement at the high school level has been flat in recent years. Just as troubling, achievement gaps among ethnic groups have not narrowed.
Statement of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the 2013 NAEP Reading and Mathematics Report Card
The 2013 NAEP Reading and Mathematics Report Card is available here.
"The 2013 NAEP report card provides encouraging but modest signs of progress in reading and math for U.S. students.
Secretary Duncan Names Five Leaders to National Assessment Governing Board, Overseeing the Nation’s Report Card
Five education leaders from around the country—including a state legislator, elementary school principal, testing and measurement expert, and two parent/general public members—have been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board to serve four-year terms, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today the appointment of six education leaders from across the country to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) for four-year terms. Two appointees were reappointed for a second term.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today the seven education leaders from around the country who will soon be appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), including a big-city school superintendent, a state education commissioner, a high school teacher, a state school board member, and a university professor.