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White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian/Pacific Islander students score higher at grade 12


Average twelfth-grade NAEP U.S. history scores, by race/ethnicity

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  • White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian/Pacific Islander students had higher average scores in 2006 than in 1994.

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* Significantly different from 2006.
NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and American Indian includes Alaska Native. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. View complete data with standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1994, 2001, and 2006 U.S. History Assessments.

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