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Va. SATs: Up in reading/writing, down in math

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A mixed report card when it comes to how Virginia's graduating high school seniors did on the SAT's. More than 59,000 Virginia seniors took the SAT through March of this year.

Take a look at the numbers.

Critical Reading | Virginia: 512 | Nation: 501
Writing | Virginia: 497 | Nation: 492]

You can see they beat their nationwide counterparts on the reading and writing sections of the exam.

Math | Virginia: 512 | Nation: 516]

But Virginia seniors fell below the national average on the math tests.

Overall,  scores were largely unchanged from last year. 

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