Student & School Performance

The 2024 ILEARN test scores released Wednesday show a very small change in the overall statewide scores for students in grades 3 to 8.

But another troubling trend remains: The percentage of K-3 students reading significantly below grade level jumped up and has stayed up.

The state is looking at how the change in scores will impact school ratings.

Nueva Jersey considera una variedad de factores al identificar las escuelas que necesitan apoyo, incluido el rendimiento académico.

The guidance is new this spring and comes in response to the influx of newcomer students.

Federal guidelines mandate that states identify low-performing public schools in need of additional state and federal support to help raise student achievement.

The Colorado State Board of Education praised the school’s efforts, even though its rating and test scores remained low.

In a rare action, the state Board of Education passed a resolution questioning whether the 2021 law targets the right age group.

Three-quarters of schools earned a C or better under the new formula that stresses academic proficiency.

How will they be calculated? Will they matter? Chalkbeat gives a preview.

District officials say students are struggling to learn letter sounds and recognize words, a problem they need to overcome to read, spell, write, and ultimately learn.

Students have improved slightly in math achievement since fall 2020, but reading performance has remained stagnant after a significant drop.

District leaders say the scores on Pennsylvania exams are encouraging but that more work needs to be done.

Los estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés logran recuperarse mejor académicamente después de COVID en distritos escolares de Colorado que ofrecen tutoría y los ayudan a mantenerse en salones regulares.

While some local school leaders have instituted new strategies to help students learning English, other districts aren’t especially concerned.

Trezevant is the default option, but transportation will be offered to two other schools as well.

Grades will be released in December. Revised criteria mark a big change of course under a new leader.

The Class of 2023 were freshmen when the pandemic disrupted in-person learning. District data indicate 84% of those students graduated in four years, the highest rate in modern history.