An analysis of NAEP scores suggests policymakers should consider the needs of gifted students to address a persistent “excellence gap.”
February 5, 2010 | Updated: March 24, 2012 - Education Week
But study does not say whether improved performance is from schools alone, or from schools and wrap-around services.
November 17, 2009 - Education Week
In reading proficiency, boys lag by at least 10 percentage points in some states, while girls have caught up in math, a study finds.
March 30, 2010 - Education Week
The findings come as President Obama's administration turns new attention to improving the schooling of Native American students.
June 30, 2010 - Education Week
Despite progress, the gaps continue to remain as large as 20 percentage points or more in some states, the study indicates.
October 1, 2009 - Education Week
Results from a new federal study show the narrowing in student test scores on NAEP varies by grade, subject, time period, and state.
July 14, 2009 | Updated: April 4, 2012 - Education Week
Researchers recently turned up a tantalizing clue on what can be done to raise minority students' achievement levels.
December 22, 2006 - Teacher
Award-winning teacher Renee Moore says that the continued emphasis on test-based accountability exacerbates inequalities in the nation's schools.
June 2, 2010 - Teacher (Web)
Gerald W. Bracey writes about the educational disparities between schools that have decent scores on standardized tests and those that don't.
September 4, 2007 - Education Week
By rethinking a maligned institution, educators could end "summer slide," enrich learning, and close achievement gaps, Ron Fairchild and Jeff Smink write.
May 10, 2010 - Education Week