Michigan students rank roughly middle of the pack in reading on the nation's report card, inching up slightly in the latest two-year testing cycle.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress results were released Wednesday. They rank states based on a representative sample of students.
Michigan was 32nd in fourth-grade reading, up from 35th. It was 28th in eighth-grade reading, up from 30th.
Michigan was 28th in eighth-grade math, an improvement from 33rd. But it was 42nd in fourth-grade math, down from 38th.