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The Nation’s Report Card: 2013 Reading Trial Urban District Assessment

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Statistics,Tests/Assessments,Urban Issues

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/dst2013/2014467.aspx

Provides one page snapshot results of the reading tests administered to 4th and 8th grade students in 21 urban school districts around the U.S.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

A First Look: 2013 Mathematics and Reading Trial Urban District Assessment

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments,Urban Issues

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/subject/publications/main2013/pdf/2014466.pdf

Reports initial results of math and reading tests administered to a selection of students in 4th and 8th grade in urban school districts as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Virginia 4th Graders Among Nation’s Best Readers

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Statistics,Tests/Assessments,Virginia Issues

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2013/nov07_gov.shtml

Press release on Virginia results of reading tests from the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress.  From the Virginia Department of Education

 

The Nation’s Report Card: Reading 2013 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 8

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/stt2013/20144648.aspx

Select state to see one page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Nation’s Report Card: Reading 2013 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 4

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/stt2013/20144644.aspx

Select state to see one page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

A First Look: 2013 Mathematics and Reading: National Assessment of Educational Progress at Grades 4 and 8

Categories: Education,Headlines,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/subject/publications/main2013/pdf/2014451.pdf

Reports higher scores for both reading and math from the testing of a representative sample  of the nation’s 4 and 8 graders.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Literacy, Numeracy, and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments Among U.S. Adults …

Categories: Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014008.pdf

Reports first results of an international test of 5,000 U.S. adults in five proficiency levels for literacy and numeracy and four levels for problem solving. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

OECD Skills Outlook 2013: First Results From the Survey of Adult Skills

Categories: Literacy/Reading,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://skills.oecd.org/OECD_Skills_Outlook_2013.pdf

Ranks adults’ proficiency in literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving with technology by country.  Finds a wide range in skills levels from high in Japan and Scandinavia and low in Italy and Spain.   From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

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