June 27, 2013 10:53 PM

Decades-long study shows gains in U.S. education

The report, in what is known as the Nation’s Report Card, found that U.S. students are getting stronger in reading and math. The achievement gaps between white children and minority children have been narrowing. The study involving more than 50,000 students across the nation noted there has been significant growth in performance among 9-year-olds and 13-year-olds.

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