Trend in eighth-grade NAEP writing average scores, by race/ethnicity
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- Average scores for White, Black, and Hispanic students were higher in 2007 than in both previous assessments.
- Average scores for Asian/Pacific Islander students were higher in 2007 than in 2002.
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* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and American Indian includes Alaska Native. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. View complete data with standard errors.
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.