Oregon students' skills mostly average

Oregon students' skills mostly average

Oregon students' reading and math skills are mostly average compared to other students nationwide, national exam results show.

Oregon's stagnation on the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests, which measured math and reading skills in grades four and eight, went against the national trend of improvement on three of those four exams from 2011 to 2013.

Oregon's performance also starkly contrasted with that in neighboring Washington, where students registered significant improvements on three of the tests and significantly outperformed the national average on all four.

Read more at OregonLive.com.