We Knew State and National Test Scores Would Drop. Now Let’s Get to Work.


October 26th, 2022

Scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a countrywide assessment for K-12 students known to insiders as the “nation’s report card,” were released earlier this week. And as observers like Future Ed have pointed out, the results paint a stark picture of the educational fallout from COVID-19. The...


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...