Mixed results on our National Report Card

Yesterday the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released the results of the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in mathematics for 4th and 8th graders. The math assessment focused on measuring studentsÂ’ grasp of mathematical concepts and their ability to apply those concepts to solve problems. Overall, there was little or no change

Don’t fear the data

This video got e-mailed to me earlier today perpetrating the fear of data collection. The video depicts a man calling to order a pizza in the year 2012 from the fictitious Pizza Palace. The video shows the Pizza Palace’s computer screen as he is ordering. Sounds innocent enough, right? Well, the scary part is what