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Second gradersí reading skills projected to be inadequate

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 19th, 2012

At the final meeting for the Page Unified School District this year, Lake View Primary School Principal Risha VanderWay and Desert View Intermediate School Principal Robin Greymountain gave a presentation regarding Arizona State Statute 15-701, which stipulates that no third grade student will be promoted to the next grade level without passing a reading test to prove they can perform at their current grade level.

The statute doesnít go into effect until the 2013-14 school year, but VanderWay and Greymountain have been collecting, reviewing and comparing data from different assessments in an attempt to determine which tools are the most useful in accurately judging a students performance as part of the districtís Move on When Reading initiative.

For the complete article see the 12-19-2012 issue.

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