Nine-year-olds make strong gains on NAEP

07/15/2005 | Washington Post, The · Education Week · San Francisco Chronicle

Nine-year-olds posted record scores in reading and math, while black and Hispanic students narrowed the achievement gap, according to the 2003-2004 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Among older students, 13-year-olds made modest gains, especially in math, but 17-year-olds' performance remained flat. U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings credited NCLB for the improvements.

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