SAT reading scores drop to lowest point in decades

posted Sep 21, 2011, 6:17 AM by Venkata Are
SAT reading scores for graduating high school seniors this year reached the lowest point in nearly four decades, reflecting a steady decline in performance in that subject on the college admissions test, the College Board reported Wednesday.

2011 SAT Scores: Mean scores for reading, math and writing among public-school SAT test-takers, according to the colleges board. 
                   Reading             Math           Writing 
VA:               509                   507               492     
MD:               499                   502               491

Nation wide:   494                   506                483
source: College board. / Washington post