Why does Bowser keep saying D.C. is the ‘fastest improving’ school district in the count

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Washington Post

May 22, 12:00 AM

Why does Bowser keep saying D.C. is the ‘fastest improving’ school district in the country?

The idea that D.C. is the fastest-improving urban district in the nation gained steam in 2013 — more than a year before Bowser took office — when the city posted some of the country’s biggest gains on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), an exam the federal government has administered every two years to fourth- and eighth-graders since the early 1990s.

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