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How Reading Is Taught

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Ohio Board of Education
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Columbus City Schools Superintendent Talisa Dixon last month increased the minimum reading score that third graders must achieve at the beginning of the year. 

The move means that 97% of the district’s third graders will be placed on a reading improvement plan this school year.

Teachers have protested the move, saying it’s a plot to inflate state report card scores and that it will shift too much attention away from students who really need help.

Today on All Sides: how children learn to read.

 

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