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Document Number: 9282

Student Achievement at 8th Grade: State Test Score Trends Through 2008-09, Part 3 - This study found that 8th grade students seem to be doing fairly well as gauged by solid progress on state tests, particularly in math, and by comparisons with grade 4 and the high school grade tested in each state for NCLB. At the advanced level of achievement, however, they found a problem of widening achievement gaps in subgroups of students. (Center on Education Policy, April 2011)...

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