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NAEP in the News

The 74December 12, 202314 Charts that Changed the Way We Looked at America’s Schools in 2023The Washington PostDecember 05, 2023Math scores for U.S. students hit all-time low on international examEducation WeekNovember 28, 2023It’s Not Just U.S. Students. Civics Scores Have Dropped Around the WorldThe Wall Street JournalNovember 17, 2023Kids Still Aren’t Going to Class, So Schools Are Getting AggressiveNew York TimesOctober 10, 2023Who Runs the Best U.S. Schools? It May Be the Defense Department.Voice of AmericaSeptember 12, 2023US Schools Help Students Behind in MathEducation WeekSeptember 11, 2023Q & A: Top NAEP Official Talks About the Future of Nation’s Report Card and MoreK-12 DiveSeptember 06, 2023Higher chronic absenteeism rates linked to NAEP score declinesMississippi Free PressAugust 25, 2023More Hard Work Than Miracle: Mississippi’s Reading Gains Have a 20-Year HistoryK-12 DiveAugust 21, 2023NAEP on track for online administration in 2024The 74August 14, 2023New Study: Kids Who Scored Worst on NAEP Missed the Most School Before the Test(KEYE-TV) (CBS - Austin, TX)July 28, 2023Congress debates causes of COVID-19 learning loss and how to catch kids upChalkbeatJuly 18, 2023Mississippi made big test score gains. Here’s what to make of them.WSAV-TV (NBC - Savannah, GA)July 17, 2023Number of children who read for fun down by nearly 50%The HillJuly 13, 2023Reading for fun plunges to ‘crisis’ level for US studentsGood Morning AmericaJune 22, 2023How to keep kids learning amid worsening math and reading scores ChalkbeatJune 21, 2023Latest national test results show striking drop in 13-year-olds’ math and reading scoresAssociated PressJune 21, 2023Math scores plunge for 13-year-olds as pandemic setbacks persistK-12 DiveMay 03, 2023More NAEP declines: Scores drop for 8th graders on US history, civics testsThe 74May 03, 2023Steep Drop in Student History Scores Leaves Officials ‘Very, Very Concerned’The Wall Street JournalMay 03, 2023American Eighth-Graders Don’t Know Much About History, Test Scores ShowCNNMay 01, 2023One group of students saw unexpected gains on the ‘Nation’s Report Card’ during the pandemicPBS NewshourApril 06, 2023Study shows parents overestimate their student’s academic progressMinnesota KEYC NewsMarch 03, 2023MN education scores lowest in decadesWACH-TVFebruary 13, 2023National test results show South Carolina students behind in educationThe New York TimesNovember 14, 2022The Nation's 'Report Card' on Remote LearningNPROctober 24, 2022The first Nation's Report Card since COVID shows math and reading scores are downEducation WeekOctober 24, 2022Explaining That Steep Drop in Math Scores on NAEP: 5 TakeawaysEducation WeekOctober 24, 20225 Things to Know About the Slide in Reading Achievement on NAEPUSA TodayOctober 24, 2022Reading and math test scores fell across US during the pandemic. How did your state fare? U.S. News and World ReportOctober 24, 2022Pandemic Prompts Historic Decline in Student Achievement on Nation’s Report Card Associated PressOctober 24, 2022Test scores show historic COVID setbacks for kids across USKQED/MindShiftSeptember 11, 20226 Questions to Better Understand Math and Reading ScoresNBC News Meet the PressSeptember 02, 2022Classrooms and covid: ‘We need to move full speed ahead’ on investment in pandemic aftermathEducation WeekSeptember 02, 2022Digging Deeper Into the Stark Declines on NAEP: 5 Things to KnowThe Washington PostSeptember 01, 2022American students’ test scores plunge to levels unseen for decades KNTV-TV Online (NBC - San Francisco, CA)September 01, 2022Math, Reading Scores Fell Sharply During COVID-19 Pandemic: ReportThe Wall Street JournalSeptember 01, 2022Reading and Math Scores Plummeted During Pandemic, New Data Show The New York TimesSeptember 01, 2022The Pandemic Erased Two Decades of Progress in Math and ReadingAssociated PressSeptember 01, 2022Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic, data show
NAEP data are discussed and cited frequently in education news, as shown in the above articles. Please note that NCES is not affiliated with and does not endorse any media outlets or publications.

Last updated 19 January 2024 (DW)