'Wake-up call': One in four boys falling short of NAPLAN minimum standard

By Pallavi Singhal
Updated December 13 2017 - 8:15am, first published 8:10am

Nearly 25 per cent of year 9 boys across Australia are not meeting the national minimum standard in writing, with Education Minister Simon Birmingham warning the latest NAPLAN results should be a "wake-up call" for educators.

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