ERIC Number: ED499924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: N/A
Mapping America's Educational Progress, 2008
US Department of Education
Every day, we learn what works so students can make greater progress. Six years after No Child Left Behind's passage--and midway to the nation's goal of having students on grade level or better in reading and math by 2014--we have collected more data than ever before about the academic performance of our students and schools. This information enables all of us to chart where we are as individual states and as a nation and to map a course of action for future progress. The foundation of our success will depend on our continued commitment to the following core principles: (1) High Standards; (2) Annual Assessments; (3) Accountability for Results; (4) Highly Qualified Teachers in Every Classroom (HQT); (4) Information and Options for Parents; (5) All Children on Grade Level By 2014. Using charts and graphs, this brochure shows: (1) America's Record of Achievement (NAEP math and reading achievement for 2006-2007); (2) Achievement Trends (math and reading); (3) Preparing America's Students for Success (High School Students Taking Advanced Placement Exams); (4) Options for Parents; (5) Flexibility Options for States; and (6) Nation at a Glance (Student Demographics).
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Graduation Rate, Federal Legislation, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Data Collection, Student Characteristics, Trend Analysis, Educational Trends, High School Students, School Choice, Tutoring, Racial Differences, Hispanic American Students, White Students, African American Students, Low Income Groups, Student Diversity, Comparative Analysis, Disadvantaged Youth, Teacher Qualifications, Disabilities, English (Second Language), Educational Quality
US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Fax: 301-470-1244; Web site: http://www.edpubs.org
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 4; Grade 8; High Schools
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001