The Nation's Report Card NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports on disappointing results released today from the National Assessment of Educational Progress -- a report known as the "nation's report card." Reading scores of fourth graders have improved little over the last eight years and the achievement gap between white and minority students remains substantial.

The Nation's Report Card

The Nation's Report Card

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NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports on disappointing results released today from the National Assessment of Educational Progress — a report known as the "nation's report card." Reading scores of fourth graders have improved little over the last eight years and the achievement gap between white and minority students remains substantial.