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Montana Gets Good School Report Card

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Montana students are doing better in math and reading when compared to the rest of the nation.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress released its 2013 school report card.

40% of 8th graders in Montana were "at" or "above" proficiency in math. The national average is 34%.

For 8th grade reading, again, it was 40% to 34%.

It was a little closer with 4th graders, 45% were proficient at math in Montana. The national average came in at 34%.

For reading, it was 35% to 34%.

The test is given every 2 years to see how the kids are performing across the nation. You can check out the entire report card by clicking on connections.