Kentucky’s Math And Reading Scores Show Improvement

Kentucky’s math and reading test scores show continued growth and, in some instances, exceed the national average, according to test scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The scores released this week measure 4th and 8th graders nationwide and Kentucky shows promise when compared to its peers. That may be attributed to the… Continue reading Kentucky’s Math And Reading Scores Show Improvement

Kentucky Not Meeting ACT Benchmarks, Indiana is Above Average

Kentucky’s 2010 ACT results were released on Wednesday. While student performance in the state rose overall, only 14 percent of public school students tested meet all four ACT benchmarks. Starting this school year, ACT test results will be used in the state’s performance accountability. Kentucky’s 2010 test results report the state is behind the national… Continue reading Kentucky Not Meeting ACT Benchmarks, Indiana is Above Average

Indiana Test Scores Improve

By Rick Howlett State education officials in Indiana says students’ test scores this year are signficantly better than those from 2009. Officials say 74 percent of public school students in grades three through eight passed the English portion of the ISTEP test this year, up from about 70 percent in 2009, while 76 percent passed… Continue reading Indiana Test Scores Improve

ACT Scores For Kentucky Juniors Released

The Kentucky Department of Education says the 2009 ACT scores for the state’s public school juniors are in. Spokesperson Lisa Gross says this was just the second year that juniors were required to take the test. “Scores are pretty flat, ACT is not the kind of test in which you see large gains or large… Continue reading ACT Scores For Kentucky Juniors Released

Study Shows Test Scores Up Since NCLB

A study released today finds most state test scores have risen since No Child Left Behind while others have mixed results. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. In 2002, No Child Left Behind became law to improve the performance of primary and secondary schools. The Center for Education Policy has analyzed state test scores since then… Continue reading Study Shows Test Scores Up Since NCLB