(KSL News) -- It looks like Utah's 4th and 8th grade students are making the grade on the so-called 'Nation's Report Card'.
Their math scores have shown improvement over the years. Reading scores slipped, but they are still higher than the national average.
The 2003 report is based on the 'National Assessment of Educational Progress' released today.
But the report also revealed troubling race and gender gaps. The Utah State Office of Education and school districts are working to help close those gaps.