Math scores improved in grades 4-8 and 11, but dropped 1 percentage point, from 49 percent to 48 percent, in grade 3; however, that grade still had the highest percent proficient
in math across all the grade levels.
Portion of American eighth graders who scored proficient
or better in math
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WEST BOYLSTON - Superintendent of Schools Elizabeth Schaper received a better than proficient
overall evaluation from the School Committee last week.
math students tend to enroll in four-year colleges; however, two thirds of math proficient
students who do enroll in four-year colleges are not interested in STEM field majors.
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use of English in science class, for example, involves the ability to communicate scientifically.
Further, only 17 percent of 12th graders are math proficient
and interested in STEM careers.
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For each competence that is identified, what level of expertise (novice, beginner, proficient
, or advanced) should be demonstrated by a teacher of students with visual impairments on completion of a training program?
Twenty-four percent of eighth-graders were proficient
in 2007, compared with 19 percent in 2003 and 22 percent in 2005.
Indeed, 60% of students scored proficient
or above in fourth-grade reading in 2007 (a gain of nine percentage points from 2003), and 51% were proficient
or above in eighth-grade reading (a gain of eight percentage points from 2003).
NCLB requires a form of affirmative action where states must show that minority and poor students are proficient