Education | Nation

Decade-Long Study Of Big City Schools Finds Better Math, Reading

NPR | Dec. 18, 2013 3:34 p.m.

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Claudio Sanchez

Ten years after education researchers began focusing on big city school systems and monitoring their math and reading scores, there’s good news to report. Today, fourth and eighth graders in many of the nation’s largest cities have made impressive gains. Surprisingly, school systems with large numbers of low income children have exceeded the national average in both subjects .

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