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The Gender Reading Gap: Girls Outperform Boys Consistently on Standardized Tests—and 75 Percent of Black Boys Don’t Meet State Standards

Three of four African-American boys in California classrooms failed to meet reading and writing standards during the most recent round of testing, according to data obtained from the state Department of Education and analyzed by CALmatters. More than half of black boys scored in the lowest category on the English portion of the test, trailing […]

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