Most Missouri Students Score Proficient In English, Lower In Math
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Most Missouri students scored at least proficient in English on a new statewide test last school year, while students in most grades scored lower in math. The scores released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education are the first from a new assessment given in the spring. Revised English and math standards based on the national Common Core guidelines for student learning were fully implemented for the first time last school year.