Report: More OH Fourth-Graders Should be Bookworms

Public News Service

May 18, 2010

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fourth-graders in Ohio, and the rest of the nation, could stand to be bigger bookworms. That's the message in the latest KIDS COUNT report out today, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, that finds two-thirds of students at that level are not proficient in reading. In Ohio, the number is almost as high, at 64 percent.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fourth-graders in Ohio, and the rest of the nation, could stand to be bigger bookworms. That's the message in the latest KIDS COUNT report out today, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, that finds two-thirds of students at that level are not proficient in reading. In Ohio, the number is almost as high, at 64 percent.
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