K-12 Changes since the 1970s in the United States

“U.S. elementary and middle-school students have made notable gains on national math and reading exams since the early 1970s, while high-school students have made none, according to data released Thursday by federal education officials.

African American and Hispanic children are making the most rapid progress, according to results from the long-term National Assessment of Educational Progress, known as NAEP. Still, minority children post lower scores than their white counterparts in every age group.”

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