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Fourth Grade Reading Scores

Fourth Grade Reading Skills Improve, But Are Still Low

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline, where it was originally published. Slightly more fourth graders nationwide are reading proficiently c...

The 4th Grade Slump can Last Forever

John M. Eger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John M. Eger

We cannot continue to ignore the fourth-grade slump, the long dark tunnel of k-12 education, or the failure to put creativity at the center of education. Whether Superman comes or not.

Chicago Schools: 8th-Graders Show No Improvement In Reading Scores, 4th-Graders Creep Up

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite the mantra from Mayor Daley to focus on reading, Chicago's eighth-grade reading scores haven't really budged since 2002 on a key national test...