Roundup: New NAEP HS Scores Fall Flat

Most High School Seniors Aren’t College Or Career Ready, Says ‘Nation’s Report Card’ : NPR Ed : NPR 

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders – AP

 America’s high school seniors’ reading and math scores have hit a wall – LA Times

Test Scores Show a Decline in Math Among High School Seniors – The New York Times

U.S. high school seniors slip in math and show no improvement in reading – The Washington Post

TNReady Testing Patience of Parents / Public News Service

Career Education Making a Comeback in US High Schools – ABC News

Troy LaRaviere Accused By CPS Of Misusing Equipment, Accounting Missteps

Lusher NOLA Charter School Board Rejects Petition To Recognize Union | WWNO

Michelle Obama Encourages New York Students to Reach Higher – ABC News

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Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at