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Which Is Harder: Math or Reading? - Edudemic


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Math is Hard But Reading is Harder In 2012, 100% of 7th graders had proficient or advanced scores in mathBut only 50% had met the same standards in readingSimilar results were found in other schools in the district: 86% of students were proficient or advanced in math, but only 66% in readingDeficits start at a very young ageBy age 4, children from low income families have heard 32 million fewer words than children from high income families

Math was harder for me, reading always came easier, I wonder what that means?

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  • By age 4, children from low income families have heard 32 million fewer words than children from high income families
  • Over 10 million US students are from households where English is not the primary language
  • 78% of these 10 million speak no English at home"

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