Google Hangout on why history education matters.
The results of The Nation’s Report Card: 2014 U.S. History show that many U.S. students lack a strong understanding of our nation’s history: Only 18 percent of eighth graders performed at or above Proficient on the latest NAEP assessment.
Watch our Google Hangout about the implications of these results and the importance of history education in helping our students to become engaged, informed, and productive citizens.
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The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as The Nation’s Report Card, is the largest continuing, nationally representative measure of what students know and can do in key subject areas.