75% OF CALIFORNIA BLACK BOYS FAIL TO MEET STATE READING AND WRITING STANDARDS

Posted on June 4, 2017

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New York Daily: “Three of four African-American boys in California classrooms failed to meet reading and writing standards on the most recent round of testing, according to data obtained from the state Department of Education and analyzed by CALmatters.
More than half of black boys scored in the lowest category on the English portion of the test, trailing their female counterparts. The disparity reflects a stubbornly persistent gender gap in reading and writing scores that stretches across ethnic groups.”

The story reports that details are available on ethnic groups yet not the differences in genders in those groups.

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NYD: 75% of black California boys don’t meet state reading standards

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