February 4, 2023

Tag: NAEP

KASB report is a modern-day Emperor’s New Clothes tale

In Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes, two swindlers arrive at the capital city…

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Freedom to Learn KS PAC doesn’t want parents to learn the truth about achievement

A panel discussion hosted last week by the Freedom to Learn Kansas Political Action Committee…

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Kansas tries to reduce standards to make achievement look better

The Kansas Department of Education dumbed down achievement standards about 20 years ago under No…

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KBOE President Jim Porter deceives on student achievement (again)

State Board of Education President Jim Porter made a conscious attempt to deceive members of…

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KS education lobby attacks opportunity – Part 3, KASB

The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB), the taxpayer-funded lobbying arm of local school boards,…

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Kansas Reading Readiness Act to benefit students below grade level

Students in the 3rd and 4th grades who are struggling to read would benefit from…

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Kansas school board chair rejects audit findings in contradiction-laden column

After a scathing editorial by the Kansas City Star called out school districts across Kansas…

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Missouri passes Kansas on Nation’s Report Card

The 2019 results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the…

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“Giving Kids a Fighting Chance” premieres to acclaim

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says educational reform is “…the civil rights issue of our…

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Florida education reform film coming to Kansas

Florida students are making gains in reading and math at a faster rate than the…

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FL Reaps Better Educational Achievement than KS for Less Money

Florida spends significantly less per pupil on education, but that didn’t stop its students from…

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Only One-Third of Public School Eighth Graders Proficient in Math

Two-thirds, or 67 percent, of American public school eighth graders aren’t proficient in math, according…

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