reading

Michigan 3rd Graders and Reading Proficency
A bill in Michigan to improve childhood literacy is moving forward in the Michigan Legislature after a committee reached a compromise on the controversial provisions Michigan should hold back students who fail to read proficiently by third grade...
Is our current school system failing us?
It has just been reported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in their Kids Count report that 81% of Michigan's low income 4th graders and 69% of all students are not reading proficiently.
Also in the report, Early Reading Proficiency in the United States the author states, "Michigan is ju…