Trend in twelfth-grade NAEP writing average scores, by gender
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- The average score for male students was higher in 2007 than in both previous assessments, and scores for female students were higher in 2007 than in 1998.
- Female twelfth-graders outscored their male peers by 18 points in 2007.
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* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
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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), 1998, 2002, and 2007 Writing Assessments.