The latest Nations Report Card says West Virginia high school seniors had the worst reading scores of students sampled in 13 states last year.

West Virginia seniors were tied for worst in math.

The Nations Report Card did say that test scores had improved in West Virginia in recent years, up four points from 2009 - one of only four states to show improvement over that period.

Low scores are not just endemic to West Virginia.

The state's average reading score was up by one point.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress says West Virginia tied with Tennessee for worst in math.

Read the West Virginia report: nationsreportcard

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