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Just for Fun: Are You Smarter than a 12th-Grade Student?

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Answer a few geography questions online and see if you’re smarter than a 12th-grade student: http://tinyurl.com/3e3ytjk

The link is to sample items from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), often referred to as “The Nation’s Report Card.” This is one tool educators can use to compare the progress of students in the United States to that of students internationally.

FYI, you must answer at least 73 percent correctly to be smarter than a senior.

Gotta brag … I am smarter than a 12th-grader. Got a perfect score.

How did you do?


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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.


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