News Release: Associated Press News
MIAMI (AP) -- Less than a quarter of Florida high school seniors scored as proficient or advanced on a national math exam.
Results released Wednesday from the National Assessment of Educational Progress show just 19 percent of Florida 12th grade students demonstrated solid academic performance in subjects like geometry and algebra.
Thirty-six percent of students scored as proficient or advanced in reading on the exam, also known as the Nation's Report Card.
Florida's math scores were seven points lower than the national average and two points lower in reading.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.