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Male students score higher than female students overall

Average Scale Score
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Average 12th-grade NAEP economics scores, by gender: 2006


  • Male students scored 4 points higher, on average, than female students in 2006.

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Race/ethnicity and gender

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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 Economics Assessments.

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