There seems to be a slow learning curve in some sectors of our state and nation about the challenges of trying to compare NAEP data from state to state. That is definitely true with the Kentucky Department of Education’s somewhat misleading headline about the new NAEP results for 2015. The news release headline blares, “Kentucky Students Continue to Outperform National Peers.”
Is that really true, or is the department ignoring some important facts of life about what it takes to fairly compare NAEP results across the states?
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