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Tennessee Students Show Modest Math Gains on Nation’s 2019 Report Card

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Nation’s 2019 Report Card was released this morning.  According to the results, Tennessee students made noteworthy gains in 4th grade math, but saw virtually no statistical gains in the other subject areas that were tested, compared to 2017. 

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Tennessee Students the Fastest Improving in the Nation in Science

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced that Tennessee students are the fastest improving in the nation in science, according to the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly known as the Nation’s Report Card.

The last time fourth and eighth grade students both took NAEP science was 2009, and the 2015 NAEP results show Tennessee is the only state to grow faster than the nation in both grades with Tennessee students doubling the average national growth.

Tennessee is the Only State to Grow Faster than Nation in Both Grades on NAEP since 2009

Tennessee is the Only State to Grow Faster than Nation in Both Grades on NAEP since 2009

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Tennessee Students Still The Fastest Improving in U.S. Since 2011

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced Tennessee students are still the fastest improving in the nation since 2011 according to the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly known as the Nation’s Report Card.

Tennessee also rose to the top half of states in fourth grade math, ranking 25th – the first time Tennessee has ever ranked in the top half of states in any subject or grade.

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Tennessee Fourth Graders’ National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Reading Scores Improved over 10-Year Period

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Fourth grade reading scores of Tennessee students improved more over the past 10 years than those of students in most other states, a new data snapshot on education finds.

The report, KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Early Reading Proficiency in the United States, compares 2003 and 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) fourth grade reading scores.

It was issued by the Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT Program. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Students The Fastest Improving In The Nation according to 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress

 

Haslam announces 2013 results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress

State of TennesseeMount Juliet, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced that Tennessee had the largest academic growth on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) of any state, making Tennessee the fastest improving state in the nation.

The NAEP results also show that Tennessee had the largest growth of any state in a single testing cycle since NAEP started nationwide assessments a decade ago.

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Tennessee’s Science Scores Improve on 2011 NAEP

 

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Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Eighth-grade students in Tennessee scored higher in science than they did two years prior, according to the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, also known as the Nation’s Report Card.

About 28 percent of students in Tennessee scored at or above proficient in science in 2009, compared to nearly 31 percent in 2011, while the average scale score went up from 148 to 150. Tennessee ranks 32nd out of 50 states and the District of Columbia in NAEP science results. «Read the rest of this article»

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Adolescent literacy skills are lacking, State Comptroller’s report concludes

 

Many middle and high school students across Tennessee are struggling with serious reading deficiencies, according to a report released today by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury’s Offices of Research and Education Accountability (OREA).

The report provides an overview of adolescent literacy statewide and nationally, discusses how states can effectively address the needs of struggling readers (particularly students in middle and high school grades) and profiles recent actions the Tennessee Department of Education and the State Board of Education have taken to improve adolescent literacy.

Nationally, more than two-thirds of the nation’s 8th graders and more than half of 12th graders read below the proficient levels for those grades as determined by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). More than a quarter cannot read at the most basic level. «Read the rest of this article»

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