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NAPLAN Results Could Be Gooder, Government Concedes

The Federal Government admits literacy and numeracy skills should of improved fasterer, following ten years of NAPLAN testing.

The preliminary results from tests in May, released Wednesday, show a 2.04% decline in riting skills. Reading has declined too, with many children now unable to maintain the necessary concentration to read to the end of a

Grammar results has also gone backwards since the knew testing was introduced in 2007.

Encouragingly, numeracy levels have actually improved over the last ten years, up by around a third (11%).


Matthew Bulman


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