Delaware’s NAEP Results: Draw Your Own Conclusion

Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

November 5th, 2015

A few days ago we published a blog on Delaware’s NAEP Results: 5 Data Takeaways. Here are some data considerations to keep in mind as you read the tea leaves from this year’s NAEP results. 1. Lookout for misNAEPery—the misuse of NAEP data. National bloggers like Mike Petrilli are warning against jumping to conclusions about the policy...


Delaware’s 2015 NAEP Results: 5 Data Takeaways

News, Postsecondary Success

November 3rd, 2015

Last week, the country received some not-so-great news as state scores on the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) went down or remained flat. Similarly, Delaware scores and proficiency slipped. We took a slightly deeper look at the data, and rostered our 5 Data Takeaway’s from Delaware 2015 NAEP results. 1. Delaware scores and...


Delaware’s NAEP Results: Pretty Good Near Term, Better Longer Term


November 13th, 2013

Last Thursday, Delaware and the rest of the nation got the results from “the Nation’s Report Card,” otherwise known as the National Assessment on Educational Progress (NAEP). The story these results tell is two-fold. First, near term, our student growth between now and 2011 was modest. I’ll elaborate more below, but The News Journal did a...


October 31, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

October 31st, 2013

Local News Sussex Countian Business leaders is principal for a day at Sussex Tech Sussex Technical High School recently hosted Rod Ward as its Principal of the Day. Ward is the president and CEO of Corporation Service Company (CSC), headquartered in Wilmington. CSC has offices throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He spent his time at...