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Mass. students still tops in reading, math

Massachusetts students continue to lead the nation in reading and mathematics based on the results of the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress exam, officials said.

Students in Massachusetts ranked first in 4th-grade reading and 8th-grade math, according to the NAEP results. The Commonwealth was tied for first in 4th-grade math and 8th-grade reading scores.

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