Cause For Concern? Vermont Students Faring Worse On Test Scores

Sep 19, 2017

The report card is in, and we didn't do well. In the results from the 2016-17 Smarter Balanced Assessment test, Vermont students' average scores dropped at every grade level tested (3rd through 8th and 11th) in math and all but one grade in English.

Deputy Education Secretary Amy Fowler joins us to parse the numbers from the latest assessments.

She also discusses the agreement Vermont's Agency of Education has reached with the federal government over the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Here is where you can take sample Smarter Balanced Assessment tests.

Broadcast live on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.