High School Notes

July 2011


High School Seniors' Geography Scores Don't Improve

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High school seniors' scores on a national geography assessment showed no improvement between 2001 and 2010, and scores have declined from 1994 levels, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

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Hispanics
geography
standardized tests
National Assessment of Educational Progress
high school
K-12 education

Maryland to Require Environmental Literacy for Graduation

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On June 21, Maryland became the first state to require high school students to learn about the environment in order to graduate. Now, U.S. senators are trying to get a similar measure passed nationally.

The bill has the support of more than 1,900 organizations, including businesses, nonprofits, and ...

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environment
education
K-12 education
education reform
education policy
high school
STEM education

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