31 Oct '16, 11am

DoD students' science scores among best in nation

The average science scores of fourth- and eighth-grade students in Defense Department schools topped the charts in a 2015 national assessment, equaling or beating those of participating states. The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed DoD students' scores also improved since the last assessments, as did the percentage of students at DoD-run schools who reached or exceeded the NAEP's "proficient" level in science. “The results clearly show our students are on their way to becoming critical consumers of scientific information," Department of Defense Education Activity director Thomas M. Brady said in a statement announcing the results. The performance, he added, "reflects the commitment of our students and teachers to being college and career ready.“ This news comes a month after DoDEA announced that the average combined score on the 2016 SAT was...

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