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Media Advisory: AISD Releases Results from the Nation’s Report Card Today

AUSTIN, Texas—Today, Austin ISD, along with the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Education Austin and the Austin Association of Public Administrators, will share key results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as the Nation’s Report Card.

Who: Superintendent Meria Carstarphen, Don Kendrick, president of Wells Fargo, who will be representing the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

When: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18

Where: Carruth Administration Center courtyard, 1111 W. Sixth St.

Background: Since 2005, AISD has participated in NAEP’s Trial Urban District Assessment, otherwise known as the Nation’s Report Card. Representative samples of students from a total of 21 school districts across the United States participated in the 2013 assessment of fourth and eighth grade students in reading and mathematics, which provides an opportunity to benchmark progress over time as well as performance against students in other participating urbandistricts, large U.S. cities and the nation.

For more information, please contact the Department of Communications and Community Engagement at 414-2414.