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Figure 5. Average reading scores of U.S. 4th grade students, by percentage of students in public school eligible for free or reduced-price lunch: 2011

Average reading scores of U.S. 4th grade students, by percentage of students in public school eligible for free or reduced-price lunch: 2011

*p<.05. Significantly different from the U.S. average score.
NOTE: Analyses are limited to public schools only, based on school reports of the percentage of students in public school eligible for the federal free or reduced-price lunch program. The standard errors of the estimates are shown in table E-6 available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2013010.
SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), 2011.


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