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Comparison of change in average reading scores from 2011 to 2013 in the reported NAEP estimates and the full population estimates (FPE), grade 8: By state
Jurisdiction Reported FPE Reported-FPE
difference
2013 2011 2013-2011 2013 2011 2013-2011
Alabama 257.4 258.4 -1.0 256.6 257.1 -0.5 -0.5
Alaska 261.3 261.3 0.0 260.6 260.4 0.2 -0.2
Arizona 260.4 260.1 0.3 259.5 259.5 0.0 0.3
Arkansas1 262.0 259.1 2.8 * 260.7 258.2 2.6 0.3
California 261.5 254.9 6.6 * 260.1 253.6 6.5 * 0.1
Colorado 271.0 270.6 0.4 270.3 269.6 0.8 -0.4
Connecticut 274.5 274.7 -0.2 273.2 273.4 -0.2 0.0
Delaware 266.0 265.8 0.1 264.2 263.2 0.9 -0.8
District of Columbia 247.7 242.1 5.7 * 246.8 240.8 6.0 * -0.3
DoDEA2 277.0 272.3 4.6 * 275.0 270.6 4.4 * 0.2
Florida 265.8 262.1 3.7 * 264.9 260.8 4.1 * -0.3
Georgia 264.6 262.4 2.3 262.5 260.3 2.2 0.1
Hawaii 260.0 257.2 2.8 * 258.9 255.9 3.0 * -0.2
Idaho 270.2 268.0 2.2 269.1 267.0 2.1 0.1
Illinois 266.9 265.6 1.3 266.2 264.7 1.5 -0.2
Indiana 267.3 264.7 2.5 266.2 263.4 2.8 -0.3
Iowa 269.0 264.6 4.4 * 268.3 264.1 4.2 * 0.3
Kansas 266.9 267.3 -0.4 265.9 266.2 -0.3 -0.2
Kentucky1 269.6 268.8 0.8 267.8 265.2 2.5 * -1.8
Louisiana 257.4 254.7 2.7 256.8 254.3 2.5 0.1
Maine 269.2 269.9 -0.7 268.5 269.0 -0.5 -0.1
Maryland 273.8 271.2 2.6 269.0 266.9 2.1 0.5
Massachusetts1 277.0 275.4 1.6 275.7 272.3 3.4 * -1.8
Michigan 265.9 265.2 0.7 264.2 262.3 2.0 -1.2
Minnesota 271.0 270.1 0.9 269.7 268.4 1.3 -0.4
Mississippi 253.1 253.8 -0.7 252.8 253.2 -0.4 -0.3
Missouri 267.2 266.8 0.5 266.6 265.8 0.8 -0.4
Montana 271.8 272.9 -1.1 270.5 270.6 -0.1 -1.0
Nebraska1 269.2 267.7 1.5 267.6 264.9 2.7 * -1.2
Nevada 261.7 258.2 3.5 * 261.1 257.2 4.0 * -0.5
New Hampshire 274.3 272.1 2.2 * 272.9 270.2 2.7 * -0.5
New Jersey 276.4 275.2 1.2 275.3 272.2 3.1 -1.9
New Mexico 255.9 255.9 0.0 255.1 253.3 1.7 -1.7
New York 266.3 265.7 0.6 265.8 264.3 1.5 -0.9
North Carolina 264.5 262.9 1.6 263.5 261.8 1.8 -0.2
North Dakota 267.8 268.7 -0.9 265.2 264.9 0.3 -1.2
Ohio 269.1 268.3 0.8 267.8 265.5 2.4 -1.6
Oklahoma1 261.9 260.1 1.8 261.1 257.8 3.3 * -1.5
Oregon 268.3 264.2 4.1 * 267.4 262.9 4.5 * -0.5
Pennsylvania 272.1 267.8 4.3 * 271.1 266.1 5.0 * -0.6
Rhode Island 266.7 265.1 1.6 265.9 264.4 1.5 0.1
South Carolina 261.4 260.3 1.1 260.3 257.6 2.7 -1.6
South Dakota 268.1 268.9 -0.8 266.4 266.9 -0.5 -0.3
Tennessee 265.4 259.2 6.2 * 263.7 255.8 7.9 * -1.7
Texas1 263.7 261.4 2.3 261.7 257.7 4.0 * -1.8
Utah 270.0 267.1 3.0 * 268.4 264.8 3.5 * -0.6
Vermont 274.4 273.8 0.5 273.9 272.2 1.7 -1.2
Virginia 267.6 267.3 0.3 266.9 265.3 1.6 -1.3
Washington 272.0 267.6 4.5 * 270.6 266.2 4.4 * 0.1
West Virginia 257.4 256.1 1.3 256.3 255.1 1.2 0.1
Wisconsin 267.5 267.2 0.4 266.6 265.8 0.8 -0.4
Wyoming 271.0 269.6 1.4   270.5 268.5 2.0   -0.6
* Statistically significant change.
1The significance of the trend results from the officially reported sample for this jurisdiction would be different under the scenario.
2Department of Defense Education Activity (domestic and overseas schools).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 and 2013 Reading Assessments.

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Last updated 05 November 2013 (FW)
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