The U.S. Department of Education tracks student performance in 12 subject areas as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Recent results indicate reading and math scores have improved slightly since 2009. Select your state below to view average scores for the two subjects. For more information, visit the NAEP website.
With more news that the nation's students are falling behind, attention is returning to the next great hope in reform: the Common Core State Standards.
A solid plurality of Americans would be amenable to their local school districts seriously shaking up the way they operate, according to a new poll from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, which portrayed the poll's results as good news for education reform advocates.
Conservatives say residents deserve a budget that reflect their values.