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Governing Board Approves Motion to Report 12th Grade Academic Preparedness for College

On August 3, 2013, the National Assessment Governing Board approved a motion to include statements about academic preparedness for college in the reporting of the 2013 NAEP 12th grade Reading and Mathematics assessments.

The Commission News Releases

Governing Board unveils first studies on 12th grade NAEP and postsecondary preparedness

At its November 2010 meeting, the Governing Board released the first findings of research it has commissioned to     determine how the NAEP may be able to measure and report on the academic preparedness of 12th graders...

Commission to address 12th grade academic preparedness for jobs and college

The National Assessment Governing Board has announced the creation of a special commission to increase awareness about the academic preparedness in reading and mathematics...

The Commission in the News

Steven Paine: Helping W.Va. students succeed

The Charleston Gazette

As West Virginians might know, I started the new year with a new job...but I remain committed to the work I performed as a state schools superintendent - raising student academic achievement and solidly preparing our youth for college and the workplace.

Bay State high schools must achieve more

Springfield Republican

Nationwide, our high school students are not measuring up when it comes to possessing the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in college and the workplace.

State needs clear picture of high school preparedness

Houston Chronicle

Texas officials are projecting a $24 billion revenue shortfall, which will influence every decision the Legislature makes. Unfortunately, there will likely be a negative impact on schools.

"Grade 13": Many Florida grads not ready for college

Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

This fall, many of Florida's recent high-school graduates are discovering they aren't quite ready for university-level courses.

What Does a High School Diploma Mean

Education Week

During the last days of summer vacation, America's students have plenty to think about as they ready their returns to school. ...

Musgrove: Right man for tough job

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Ronnie Musgrove has been named chairman of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 12thGrade Preparedness Commission. ...

Musgrove Opinion Editorial: We're Missing the Boat

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Our nation is in the grip of a crisis that is destroying our nation's resources, killing job opportunity, and threatening future prosperity. It brings repercussions that we may not yet fully understand but will feel for decades to come...

Panel to examine academic preparedness for college, jobs

Community College Times

The National Assessment Governing Board will create a special commission to increase awareness about high school seniors' academic preparedness in reading and math for higher education and job training.

College Bound

Education Week

The new group-the National Assessment of Educational Progress 12th Grade Preparedness Commission-will be led by former Mississippi Gov. ...

*The Commission announcement and some early news articles refer to the NAEP High School Achievement Commission. To help the public better understand the commission's role, its name was changed to the NAEP 12th Grade Preparedness Commission.