Tag: Move on When Reading

Move On When Reading: Implementation of a Third Grade Retention Policy in Arizona

| January 18, 2017
Move On When Reading: Implementation of a Third Grade Retention Policy in Arizona

At Helios Education Foundation, we believe that the early grades are critical to a child’s future academic success. We believe that strengthening early childhood systems to promote language acquisition and emergent literacy will enable more children to read at grade level by the end of third grade. This accomplishment in turn will improve success in both middle school and high school, ultimately better preparing each student for college and career.

…In an effort to understand more about the impact of Move On When Reading (MOWR), Helios commissioned a study to learn how Arizona’s MOWR legislation is being implemented in local education agencies. This brief, authored by several WestEd evaluators focuses on the first year of the implementation study.

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AIMS Test Results Released – Reading Still a Focus

| August 20, 2014
AIMS Test Results Released – Reading Still a Focus

The Arizona Department of Education released AIMS test results in early August.  AIMS is the state standardized test that measures student achievement. 2014 was the first year in which 3rd grade students who score extremely low on reading proficiency will not be promoted to fourth grade, according to Arizona’s “Move On When Reading” law. The […]

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