Stories tagged with: Third Grade Reading Guarantee

June 18, 2014 - 5:26am
1 year 1 week ago

The Board of Education for the State of Ohio said that nearly nine of ten third-graders in the state met the new reading targets and can move onto the fourth grade after follow up testing.

Students can be held back if they don't meet the literacy goals under the state's new third grade reading guarantee. The Department of Education said more than 110,000 third graders or 88 percent of the total have earned the necessary score in testing in October or May.

The figures are up from...

October 22, 2012 - 5:25pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

Ohio's new law, the Third Grade Reading Guarantee, has impacted school districts all across the state.

The legislation says that school districts are to use a diagnostic assessment for students in kindergarten through third grade, to determine whether or not an intervention is necessary for them to pass the third grade reading test. Students who are unable to pass are to be held back.

In our area, Zanesville City Schools will monitor the progress of all students to see that they...

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