Missouri students make significant gains in reading test scores

Missouri is one of nine states in which eighth-grade students made significant gains in reading scores between 2007 and 2009, state education officials announced.

According to results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released, Missouri students made gains in reading at both the fourth- and eighth-grade levels. Eighth-graders, however, showed the greatest progress.

[Kansas City infoZine]