The 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results for Grade 4 and Grade 8 mathematics and reading have finally been released, and I already discussed Kentucky’s Grade 4 NAEP white minus black students’ reading gap and mathematics gap, and the Grade 8 Reading gap. So, let’s look at Kentucky’s NAEP Grade 8 white minus black proficiency rate gap for math.
Here is how the NAEP Grade 8 Mathematics Assessment proficiency rates have trended for Kentucky’s white and black students since NAEP first reported state results for this school grade and subject in 1998.
As is the situation for the earlier cases I’ve already discussed, this isn’t a happy graph. Click the “Read more” link to learn why.