Education's Report Card

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Unformatted text preview: l Center for Education Statistics The National Assessment Governing Board In 1988, Congress created the National Assessment Governing Board to set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress, commonly known as The Nation’s Report CardTM. The Governing Board is an independent, bipartisan group whose members include governors, state legislators, local and state school officials, educators, business representatives, and members of the general public. Honorable David P. Driscoll, Chair Former Commissioner of Education Melrose, Massachusetts Susan Pimentel, Vice Chair Educational Consultant Hanover, New Hampshire Assistant Professor Harvard Graduate School of Education Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts Joseph M. O’Keefe, S.J. Professor Lynch School of Education Boston College Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts Honorable Terry Holliday Andrés Alonso Chief Executive Officer Baltimore City Public Schools Baltimore, Maryland Louis M. Fabrizio Data, Research and Federal Policy Director North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Raleigh, North Carolina Honorable Anitere Flores Senator Florida State Senate Miami, Florida W. James Popham Richard Brent Houston Hector Ibarra Consultant Museum Development and Science Communication New York, New York Rebecca Gagnon School Board Member Minneapolis Public Schools Minneapolis, Minnesota Shannon Garrison Fourth-Grade Teacher Solano Avenue Elementary School Los Angeles, California The report release site is The NCES Publications and Products address is pubsearch. For ordering information, write to ED Pubs U.S. Department of Education P.O. Box 22207 Alexandria, VA 22304 or call toll free 1-877-4-ED-Pubs or order online at B. Fielding Rolston Cary Sneider Commissioner of Education Kentucky Department of Education Lexington, Kentucky Principal Shawnee Middle School Shawnee, Oklahoma Eighth-Grade Teacher Belin-Blank International Center and Talent Development Iowa City, Iowa Honorable Tom Luna Alan J. Friedman Doris R. Hicks Andrew Dean Ho M O RE INF O R M AT I O N Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Boise, Idaho Terry Mazany President and CEO The Chicago Community Trust Chicago, Illinois Tonya Miles General Public Representative Mitchellville, Maryland Dale Nowlin Twelfth-Grade Teacher Columbus North High School Columbus, Indiana Principal and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology New Orleans, Louisiana Professor Emeritus University of California, Los Angeles Wilsonville, Oregon Chairman Tennessee State Board of Education Kingsport, Tennessee Associate Research Professor Portland State University Portland, Oregon Blair Taylor Chief Community Officer Starbucks Coffee Company Seattle, Washington Honorable Leticia Van de Putte Senator Texas State Senate San Antonio, Texas John Q. Easton (Ex officio) Director Institute of Education Sciences U.S. Department of Education Washington, D.C. Cornelia S. Orr Executive Director National Assessment Governing Board Washington, D.C. T H E N AT I O N ’S RE P O R T C A RD Trends in Academic Progress 2012 J UNE 2013 S UGGESTED CITATION National Center for Education Statistics (2013). The Nation’s Report Card: Trends in Academic Progress 2012 (NCES 2013–456). Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C. C ONTENT CONTACT “ The De p a r t m e nt o f Ed uc a t ion’s mi ssi on i s to p romote st ude nt a c hi eve m e nt a nd p re p a ra t i on for g l oba l comp e t i t i ve ne ss by fo ste r i ng e d uc a t i o na l exce ll e nce a nd e nsuri ng e qua l a cce ss.” w ww.e d .gov S amantha Burg 202-502-7335 [email protected] This report was prepared for the National Center for Education Statistics under Contract No. ED-07-CO-0107 with Educational Testing Service. Mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government....
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