Trend in NAEP reading average scores for 17-year-old students, by gender
- Compared to 2004, the average reading score for 17-year-old male students in 2008 was higher, but the score for female students was not significantly different.
- Female 17-year-olds scored higher than their male counterparts in 2008.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2008.
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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), various years, 1971–2008 Long-Term Trend Reading Assessments.