The National Assessment of Academic Progress (NAEP) released the 2019 results for fourth and eighth grade reading and mathematics. See the results here.
Here is the coverage for North Carolina’s results:
Detroit students are making a federal case out of what they say was an education so poor, it violated their Constitutional rights
An eighth-grader teaching his fellow students math for a month when the teacher quit. Third- and fourth-grade materials in high school classes. Playgrounds covered with broken glass and burst pipes in schoolrooms.... Read the rest