“Just wait for the NEAP scores! Just wait for the NAEP scores” we were told. “We know what we are doing; Just watch them climb; We’re on the right track; don’t upset the applecart” they warned us.,….
We didn’t let it stop us. We told you the scores would be lowbecause we ourselves were taking the tests and doing the homework assignments as the switch began occurring two years ago….
Math scores for fourth-graders and eighth-graders across the United States finally dropped this year, the first time since the federal government began administering the exams in 1990. Reading scores weren’t much better; eighth-grade scores dropped while fourth-grade performance was stagnant compared with 2013, the last time the test was administered.
FACT: The greatest Delaware gain ever on the Educational Report Card came about from the policies put in place my the Minner administration. Since Markell put in…
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