Focus of the Year: What Do We Know about Eighth-Grade Achievement?

  • Focus of the Year: What Do We Know about Eighth-Grade Achievement?

    Judith Sowder; Diana Wearne
    The NAEP testing over the past decade shows gradual improvement of test scores at the eighth-grade level, contrary to what many say about stagnant scores. However, by 2000, only one-fourth of eighth graders performed at the proficient level. Includes sample questions from NAEP tests.