reading proficiency

2:24 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Report finds most low-income children in Michigan don't read proficiently

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Report found Michigan is one of just six states that did not make progress over the last decade
Lansing Eighty-one percent of Michigans low-income 4th graders and 69 percent of all students are not reading proficiently, according to the Kids Count report issued Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Officials with the foundation say proficiency is a key predictor of a students educational and economic success.