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What Do the 2016 PARCC Results Tell Us? We Need to Invest More in Early Learning

Each year, thousands of District students take standardized tests to assess their proficiency and learning in critical topics like math and English language arts/literacy (ELA). Yesterday, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) released the results for the 2016 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams indicating some student gains compared to last year’s...

DC Singled Out For Outstanding Math & Reading Gains

The evidence is piling up: educational achievement in DC is finally on the rise. According to the recently released results of the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) , DC had the most overall growth in the nation , and stood alone with Tennessee as the only states to make significant gains in math and reading for both fourth and...