National Center for Education Statistics: "Fewer than one-third of the nation’s students achieve at or above the Proficient level in geography, according to the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP.) Although fourth graders made gains in achievement since 2001, The Nation’s Report Card: Geography 2010 shows that performance by eighth graders remained flat, and achievement by twelfth graders declined from 1994."
- Browse the report online and link to the full data for each figure.
- Download a copy of the report to print or share.
- Read the statement from Jack Buckley, Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics.