REL West examined the types of SLO goals and assessments used by participating Arizona and Utah pilot teachers, their perceptions of the process, and the variation in end-of-year scores.
REL Midwest analyzed a survey administered to Wisconsin Virtual School teachers about the training they received, the challenges they encounter, and the type of training that would help address those challenges.
Public school students in 28 states scored higher than their peers in the nation; students in 15 states and the District of Columbia scored lower than their peers nationally. The interactive map provides details. (Read more)
In Science, no state scored lower in 2011 than in 2009. The interactive map provides details! (Read more)
2009 graduates earned an average of 3 credits more over the course of their high school education than 1990 graduates. This translates to about 420 additional hours of instruction during their high school careers.