State's 12th-graders rise on national test

12th-graders up in national exam

Posted: May 8, 2014 at 6:07 a.m.

Arkansas 12th-graders trailed the national averages in math and reading on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress exam and most scored below proficient, but state test-takers made statistically significant gains in comparison with 2009 results.


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