How Can a Student Be ‘Proficient’ in One State But Not Another? Here Are the Graphs

May 31, 2018 by

By Jenny Abamu –

When No Child Left Behind passed back in 2002, Congress enthusiastically proclaimed that 100 percent of American students would be proficient in reading and math by 2014. What they didn’t expect was that some states would significantly lower the bar for proficiency to avoid being marked as failing or losing special funding from the federal government.

Source: How Can a Student Be ‘Proficient’ in One State But Not Another? Here Are the Graphs | EdSurge News

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