Todayís 9-and 13-year-old students scored higher in reading
than their counterparts did 40 years ago
according to The Nationís Report Card: Trends in Academic Progress 2012,
a long-term trend assessment designed to
achievement of students ages 9, 13 and 17 since the 1970s.
However, 17-year-olds did not show similar gains.
Editorial Education Reform could be one answer?
National Assessment of Education Progress press release
Nation's Report Card has the test scores