reading proficiency

7:00 am
Sun February 2, 2014

Report: Two-Thirds of Kentucky Fourth Graders Aren't on Target in Reading


Most Kentucky children aren't entering the fourth grade reading at grade level, according to a Kids Count report issued last week.

The gap in reading proficiency between children from low and high income families widened to about 30 percent from 2003 to 2013,  said the report, issued by Kentucky Youth Advocates. That happened in 11 others states.

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