By Jake Miller
“The “nation’s report card” arrived this week, and someone’s getting grounded.
Only 18 percent of 8th-graders were rated “proficient” or “advanced” in their understanding of U.S. history, according to the results of the 2014 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Only 27 percent demonstrated a strong grasp of geography. And only 24 percent scored highly on the civics exam.”