When the National Assessment for Educational progress scores came out this year, media headlines express concern over lack of progress in American education. But what do these tests actually tell us? On this episode of the AEI Education Podcast, host Nat Malkus talks to Tom Loveless and James Harvey about how NAEP and international tests are used and misused, what they tell us about American education, and how the “proficient” benchmark may be misleading policymakers and the public.

The “How High the Bar” report mentioned in the podcast: http://www.superintendentsforum.org/the-roundtable-in-2018/how-high-the-bar-report


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