Reading Scores Lagging Compared With Math, Students Making Almost No Progress In Reading Skills

05/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • SAM DILLON The New York Times

The nation's school children made little or no progress in reading proficiency in recent years, according to results released Wednesday from the largest nationwide reading test. The trend of sluggish achievement contrasts with dramatic gains made in mathematics during the same period.

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