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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

State SAT Scores Continue to Drop

The College Board has reported Massachusetts SAT scores continue to slip.

According to figures, the more than 60,000 Massachusetts students who took the college-entrance exam scored an average of 501 on the critical reading portion of the test – down from 502 in 2005. The mean mathematics score was 515, which was the same as last year, but below the 2005 average of 520.

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