EdStat: Nine of 24 States with D- to D+ Grades last year Received A Grades for his or her Proficiency Standards in 2017April 27, 2019
For higher than a decade, researchers at Education Next have graded state proficiency standards on an ACF scale. As soon as the Common Core initiative began last season, not just a single state had achieved, by today’s standards, an A to have a proficiency bar tightly aligned with NAEP. After that, many states have elected particularly dramatic improvements, and nine of 24 states with D- to D+ grades in 2009 received A grades in 2017.
You can read more about our methodology for grading the usa, observe the rigor within your state’s proficiency standards using our interactive graphic, or see the full article by Daniel Hamlin and Paul E. Peterson.