Missouri students raise math scores

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 | 7:00 p.m. CDT; updated 5:53 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Missouri’s fourth- and eighth-graders made significant gains in the math section of this year’s National Assessment of Education Progress, a test commonly known as “the nation’s report card.” Missouri students brought their math scores up several points, making them equal to the national average.