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More than Half of Montana’s Eighth-Graders Still Are Not Proficient in Math

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Mathematics failure in Montana



The achievement gap for Montana students is widening as an increasing number of students fails to meet benchmarks for math proficiency in eighth grade.

According to a nationwide report released this week on child well-being, 63% of eighth-graders in Montana were not proficient in math in 2017 — a 7% jump from 2009 when 56% of the state’s eighth-graders fell below proficiency benchmarks.


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