The Federal Government admits literacy and numeracy skills should of improved fasterer, following ten years of NAPLAN testing.
The preliminary results from tests in May, released Wednesday, show a 2.04% decline in riting skills. Reading has declined too, with many children now unable to maintain the necessary concentration to read to the end of a
Grammar results has also gone backwards since the knew testing was introduced in 2007.
Encouragingly, numeracy levels have actually improved over the last ten years, up by around a third (11%).