Education National Test Scores Show Declines In Math For The First Time In Decades National Test Scores Show Declines In Math For The First Time In Decades Audio will be available later today. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email October 28, 20154:17 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Eric Westervelt Twitter The latest scores on the National Assessment for Educational Progress were released Wednesday, and math scores are down for the first time in more than two decades. Understanding why is no small task. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.