Utah Eighth Grade Science Scores Rank Among Top in Nation




Utah eighth graders turned in some of the best science scores in the nation in 2011, collectively raising their average score by three points and beating the national average by 10 points, according to data released today by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card. . . . → Read More

Utah Students Hold Steady in Fourth, Eighth Grade Math, Reading




Utah fourth and eighth graders held steady academic performance in math and reading in 2011, according to data released today by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card. . . . → Read More

Utah students can test their financial literacy




Utah students can test their knowledge of basic financial concepts like saving, budgeting and investing by participating in the 2011 National Financial Capabilities Challenge. The top scoring students will be recognized at a national awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., later this spring. Last year, thousands of students from all 50 states participated in the Challenge. . . . → Read More

NAEP science scores released




SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s fourth grade students scored on average 5 points higher than their peers nationally and Utah’s eighth grade students scored on average 9 points higher than their peers nationally on the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests, according to data released today by the National Center for Education Statistics. . . . → Read More