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Houston ISD sees sharp declines in math and reading performance, along with rest of country, in first national assessment test since pandemic

Posted on · The National Assessment of Educational Progress, conducted this year for the first time since 2019, found that student achievement declined across the country in math and reading. The results were similar in HISD, one of the participating urban districts in the study.

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Grading How a National Standardized Test Grades Texas Students

Posted on · The National Assessment of Educational Progress is the only standardized test given to public school students in all 50 states. It’s administered every two years to fourth and eighth graders. In his report Breaking the Curve, Matthew Chingos takes issue with how the NAEP test’s results are published and says test scores of Texas students […]

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Foster Care and Test Scores: Monday’s Show (November 9, 2015)

Posted on · While the number of children in foster care has increased nationwide in the last five years — and the population of Harris County has increased since 2010 — the number of kids in foster care in the county over that time has dropped annually, based on the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count data and […]