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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 district
District Reported FPE Reported-FPE
difference
2013 2011 2013-2011 2013 2011 2013-2011
Albuquerque1 256.0 253.9 2.1   255.0 250.5 4.6 * -2.5
Atlanta1 254.7 252.6 2.1   254.0 250.9 3.2 * -1.1
Austin 261.2 261.4 -0.3   259.1 256.0 3.1   -3.4
Baltimore1 251.8 245.8 5.9 * 244.8 239.8 5.0   0.9
Boston1 256.5 254.7 1.8   254.8 249.4 5.4 * -3.6
Charlotte 266.4 264.9 1.6   265.4 263.6 1.8   -0.3
Chicago 253.5 252.8 0.7   252.7 251.6 1.1   -0.5
Cleveland 238.8 240.1 -1.4   237.3 237.6 -0.3   -1.1
Dallas 251.3 247.6 3.7 * 249.3 244.0 5.4 * -1.6
Detroit 239.3 236.6 2.7   237.1 233.4 3.8   -1.0
District of Columbia 244.6 236.9 7.7 * 243.4 235.4 8.0 * -0.3
Fresno 244.6 237.5 7.1 * 243.2 236.6 6.5 * 0.5
Hillsborough County 267.1 264.5 2.7   266.0 263.2 2.8   -0.1
Houston 252.2 252.5 -0.3   250.0 249.1 0.9   -1.1
Jefferson County 260.6 259.7 0.9   258.5 256.6 1.9   -1.0
Los Angeles1 249.8 246.1 3.7 * 248.5 244.9 3.6   0.0
Miami 259.0 259.9 -0.9   257.7 257.8 -0.1   -0.8
Milwaukee 241.5 238.2 3.4   239.5 236.6 2.9   0.5
New York City 256.4 254.4 2.1   255.6 253.2 2.4   -0.4
Philadelphia 248.5 246.8 1.7   246.6 244.6 2.0   -0.3
San Diego 259.6 256.0 3.5   258.1 255.1 3.0   0.5
* Statistically significant change.
1The significance of the trend results from the officially reported sample for this jurisdiction would be different under the scenario.
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 15 December 2013 (FW)
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