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Why aren’t Arizona fourth-graders learning to read?

| August 5, 2015
Why aren’t Arizona fourth-graders learning to read?

By Elizabeth Stuart • Phoenix New Times Seventy-two percent of Arizona fourth-graders can’t read proficiently, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation — nearly 10 percent worse than the national average. Mastering reading by fourth grade is critical because at this age children begin reading to learn other subjects, such as social studies, science, […]

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