math http://wkms.org en Nation's Report Card Shows Stagnant Scores For Reading, Math http://wkms.org/post/nations-report-card-shows-stagnant-scores-reading-math The government released the latest national test scores on Wednesday, and the news isn't good: 12th-graders are headed toward graduation, but many don't have the skills they need to succeed in college or work.<p>The test is the <a href="http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/">National Assessment of Educational Progress</a>, often referred to as "the nation's report card."<p>It measured reading and math skills of 92,000 high school seniors in 2013 and found that reading skills of those 12th-graders have gone unchanged since the last time the test was given, in 2009, and they're lower than those Wed, 07 May 2014 14:10:35 +0000 Juana Summers 40395 at http://wkms.org Nation's Report Card Shows Stagnant Scores For Reading, Math The Morning Cram [lil' pythagoras edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-lil-pythagoras-edition <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>From NPR: </strong>One Maryland high school math teacher is <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/01/08/167471106/2-pi-rhymes-and-radii">using rap</a> to capture his students’ interest. Expect rhymes about the quadratic formula and the Pythagorean Theorem from Mr. Scott’s alter ego, 2 Pi. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:56:49 +0000 Whitney Jones 26513 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [lil' pythagoras edition] MSU Upward Bound Program Gets 525K http://wkms.org/post/msu-upward-bound-program-gets-525k <p>The U. S. Department of Education has renewed funding for Murray State University’s Upward Bound Math and Science program with $525,000 in grants. Upward Bound strengthens students’ math and science skills and helps them pursue careers in those fields. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 20:30:31 +0000 Angela Hatton 21652 at http://wkms.org MSU Upward Bound Program Gets 525K