On average, Hispanic students have scored lower on the National Assessment of Educational Progress than their non-Hispanic white peers every year the tests have been given. In general, however, they have outscored black students. The results below are from the 1999 NAEP.
SOURCE: National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress, 1999 Long-Term Trend Assessment.
A version of this article appeared in the November 08, 2000 edition of Education Week as Struggling in School