Reading proficiently by the end of third grade is one of the most important indicators of school success and high school graduation. Third grade marks the turning point between learning to read and reading to learn.

However, too many third graders in Arkansas do not read proficiently.

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Our goal is that by 2020, all Arkansas children will read at grade level by the end of third grade.



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