Business Webinar for Grade 12 Report Card Available
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Business Webinar for Grade 12 Report Card Available

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WHAT ARE THE 12TH GRADE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT LEVELS IN YOUR STATE?

The Nation's Report Card

As a business leader seeking the best-qualified workers, you have a vested interest in the education of today's 12th graders. What are their skills in math and reading?

The National Assessment Governing Board coordinated a 45-minute business community webinar on the results of The Nation's Report Card and how they might relate to academic preparedness for postsecondary education and training. Baseline data for states and national comparisons was presented.

Business Community Webinar

Read the webinar presentation ( PPT | PDF )

Download the webinar recording

Read Grade 12 report and related materials

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Time: 11:00 AM EST

Presenters:

Lloyd Jackson, President
  Jackson Management Company
Mitchell D. Chester, Commissioner of Elementary and
  Secondary Education

  Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Cornelia Orr, Executive Director
  National Assessment Governing Board

THE NATION'S REPORT CARD —
GRADE 12: READING AND MATHEMATICS 2009

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
The only nationally representative and
continuing measure of student achievement

For the first time, state representative 12th grade achievement data in reading and mathematics will be available for 11 pioneering states:

Arkansas
Connecticut
Florida
Idaho

Illinois
Iowa
Massachusetts
New Hampshire

New Jersey
South Dakota
West Virginia

For more information about the National Assessment Governing Board and
The Nation's Report Card visit www.nagb.org.

National Assessment Governing Board

National Assessment of Educational Progress

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