Trend in eighth-grade NAEP writing White–Black gaps
- The score gap between White and Black students was smaller in 2007 than in both previous assessments.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
NOTE: Score gaps are calculated based on differences between unrounded averages scores. Black includes African American. 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.