Wednesday, May 26, 2010
This report highlights fourth-grade reading scores as a predictor for dropping out, with lower earning potential, global competitiveness, and productivity. Examines factors undermining poor minority students' reading proficiency and outlines reforms to address them.
Annie E. Casey Foundtation. (2010). 2010 KIDS COUNT Special Report: Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters. Baltimore: Author.