U.S. reading scores stay flat

Reading proficiency among U.S. students stayed mostly unchanged last year and continued to trail students' performance in math, and experts say the results point to the need for better reading instruction. The National Assessment of Educational Progress report shows eighth-grade reading scores rose one point between 2007 and 2009, while scores for fourth-graders stayed flat. The nation's struggling readers, however, are improving. "Our worst readers are getting better, but our best readers are staying about the same," one expert said.

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