Maine’s low-income students have fallen further behind their peers over the past 4 years

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“An achievement gap between Maine’s low-income students and all the rest hasn’t gone away over the past four years and has even widened slightly, an analysis of the latest year of Maine students’ standardized test scores shows.

Students from lower-income families are consistently less likely than their peers to perform at or above grade level on the state’s standardized tests, and that trend continued last school year in the fourth year of the state’s current standardized exam, the Maine Educational Assessment”

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