Most states have raised their expectations for what constitutes proficiency on state math and reading tests in the last decade, according to a new study.
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The National Center on Education Statistics is preparing to roll out new civil rights data.
June 25, 2015
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June 24, 2015
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July 25, 2014
State leaders sitting on mountains of student data are merging on Washington D.C. next week to share ways to make it more useful to educators.
May 29, 2014
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