National Center for Education Statistics

AP graphic shows scores for PISA test for U.S. and other nations.

Asian nations dominate international assessment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test […]

12/03/2013

Students writing

US report card: Scores up, but not all news good

WASHINGTON (AP) — Today’s fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading, but even with record scores, it’s too early to celebrate. The vast majority of the students still […]

11/07/2013

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USC lands on dubious list

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – It may not be the list USC officials want to be on, but the university was ranked fourth today on Playboy magazine’s list of the nation’s Top 10 Party Schools. USC […]

09/25/2013

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High school seniors fare no better than in 1970s

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students preparing to leave high school are faring no better in reading or math than students did four decades ago, the government said in a report Thursday that was certain to renew […]

06/27/2013

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