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GRADE LEVEL READING
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Senior Fellow, Campaign for Grade-Level Reading; Former CEO, C...
Pushing towards graduation is a worthy pursuit -- an important and achievable goal. And graduating 80 percent of kids on time -- phenomenal. But with these 12th grade math and reading scores, it does raise the question: What is the quality of these graduates?
The Launch of a Campaign to Promote Grade-Level Reading
President, Families and Work Institute, Author, "Mind in the M...
The Annie E. Casey foundation just launched a campaign to increase by at least 50 percent the number of low-income children reading by the end of third grade in at least a dozen states.
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's Newest Efforts
Education Correspondent, PBS NewsHour; Author, 'The Influence ...
While a staggering 91 percent of African American boys are below grade level in reading in third grade, this is not a racial issue. It's a national crisis: 83 percent of ALL low-income children are behind.
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