Tennessee seniors fall short in math and reading

Recent studies have shown that Tennessee seniors lack in reading and mathematics skills.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) or better known as the “National Report Card” put students among the other thirteen states in the program and ranked clearly below average.

The NAEP uses a series of assessments called the Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) that compile the average skills of twelfth graders in public school systems.

The testing showed that the twelfth grade students scored an average of 282, as the national average is a score of 287. With this, educational experts are still unsure why students from Tennessee receive a sub-par education in these areas.

Source: News Channel 9