• NAEP scores – double trouble for Kansas students

    NAEP scores – double trouble for Kansas students0

    The U.S. Department of Education released the 2019 scores for the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), and the results are not good for Kansas students. Not only did composite scores drop considerably from 2017, Kansas students are now performing worse than in 2003. Only one in three Kansas 8th graders is proficient in math

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  • The Broken Record Syndrome: More money to education and flat state assessment scores

    The Broken Record Syndrome: More money to education and flat state assessment scores0

    State assessment scores for 2019 remained virtually unchanged from 2018 and slightly lower than 2017 scores despite a court-ordered influx of hundreds of millions of dollars to K-12 public education pursuant to the Gannon lawsuit. Overall, the percentage of all students taking the state assessments – grades 3 through 8 and grade 10 – who

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  • New report provides more evidence that Kansas education is not Top 10

    New report provides more evidence that Kansas education is not Top 100

    Kansas education performance is somewhere in the middle – not Top 10 – of a nation that shows generally mediocre performance. This finding largely repeats that of last year and comes from the 2019 Quality Counts annual report and state rankings from Education Week. It is not good news for Kansas students or residents. Regarding

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