Explains Reading and No Child Left Behind
Wrightslaw, November 2003
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The U. S.
Department of Education published these findings in the Nation's
Only 32 percent
of 4th graders are proficient readers.
Only 33 percent
of 8th graders are proficient readers.
Only 36 percent
of 12th graders are proficient readers.
two-thirds of students are not proficient readers when they
graduate from high school, No Child Left Behind focuses on
teaching children to read.
Marianne writes: "My child receives special education - does
this law apply to him?" Yes!
Read "NCLB: Reading by Grade 3" -
and "4 Great Things About Reading in NCLB" -
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