2017 NAEP: Summarizing Group Changes

2017 NAEP: Summarizing Group Changes

Here’s a summary of how Kentucky average scale scores changed from 2015 to 2017, using the NAEP data released yesterday. I don’t see any way to call this strong movement toward excellence with equity. All the statistically significant changes move...
Prichard Statement on NAEP results

Prichard Statement on NAEP results

This Prichard Committee statement was released this afternoon. NAEP Results Signal Serious Concern About Declining Progress in Education Sense of Urgency Necessary to Return Kentucky to a Positive Path LEXINGTON, Ky. – The latest results from the National Assessment...
Five Years: Gaps Moved In The Wrong Direction

Five Years: Gaps Moved In The Wrong Direction

Most of Kentucky’s achievement gaps grew worse between 2012 and 2017. While most historically underserved groups did see improvement, their more privileged classmates saw more improvement. For example, averaging all assessed subjects, 2012 Kentucky results showed:...