Wednesday, December 9, 2009

IN THE NEWS: Math Scores Up in National Test

San Diego’s eighth-graders are in the national spotlight for making the most progress on a federal math assessment administered in the nation’s largest urban school districts.

Released yesterday, the “Nation’s Report Card” shows results from math tests taken by fourth- and eighth-graders last academic year in 18 big-city districts. Although the San Diego Unified School District made overall gains in both grade levels, the eight-point jump made by eighth-graders has academics buzzing. Read more from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Also covered by:

  • KPBS-FM: San Diego Eighth Graders Earn High Marks In Math
  • SDNN: National Math Tests Show Gains for San Diego
  • KGTV-10: 4th, 8th Grade Math Scores Rise
  • Voice of San Diego: Math Scores Keep Rising