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"The Nation's Report Card" on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"

Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:20 a.m. EDT

Peggy G. Carr, Associate Commissioner for Assessment for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), discusses "The Nation's Report Card." The latest findings show that 8 of 21 urban school districts, tested for math and reading in the National Assessment of Educational Progress at grades 4 and 8, scored higher in 2013 than 2011.

View the archived segment Link to a non-federal Web site

Biography: Peggy G. Carr, Ph.D.

PRESENTATION [PDF]

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2013 Mathematics and Reading Trial Urban District Assessment [PDF]
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About the 2013 Mathematics and Reading Trial Urban District Assessment [PDF]
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21 Urban Districts Assessed in 2013 [PDF]
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Key Findings [PDF]
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Most participating districts scored higher [PDF]
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Nine participating districts scored higher than the large city average [PDF]
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Thirteen participating districts scored lower than the large city average [PDF]
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Mathematics, Grade 4 [PDF]
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Mathematics, Grade 8 [PDF]
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Reading, Grade 4 [PDF]
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Reading, Grade 8 [PDF]
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Explore more results on The Nation's Report Card new website [PDF]
     

Source of Information:
A First Look: 2013 Mathematics and Reading Trial Urban Assessment: National Assessment of Educational Progress at Grades 4 and 8
Press Release
The NAEP TUDA results

News clippings:
Associated Press Link to a non-federal Web site
Detroit Free Press Link to a non-federal Web site
Education Week Link to a non-federal Web site
Wall Street Journal Link to a non-federal Web site
Washington Post Link to a non-federal Web site


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: April 08, 2014