August 12, 2008

ADVISORY: STUDENT WRITING SCORES TO BE RELEASED AUG. 21

Nebraska student writing scores will be released to the public on Thurs., Aug. 21, at 10 a.m., on the Nebraska Department of Education’s homepage at: www.nde.state.ne.us.

Nebraska students in grades 4, 8 and 11 participated in the statewide writing assessment, which was conducted in all public schools during January and February 2008. Student results will be displayed for individual school buildings and districts as well as average state scores by grade level.

Nebraska Department of Education staff will brief reporters on the writing results at 10 a.m., Thurs., Aug. 21. To participate, reporters may call 402.472.6292 at 10 a.m. or attend the briefing at the Nebraska Department of Education, 301 Centennial Mall South, Sixth Floor, Conference Room C, in Lincoln.