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There Is a Right Way to Teach Reading

Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:22 am
by JIM CURRAN
There Is a Right Way to Teach Reading, and Mississippi Knows It

“Thank God for Mississippi.”

That’s a phrase people would use when national education rankings came out because no matter how poorly your state performed, you could be sure things were worse in Mississippi.

Not anymore. New results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, a standardized test given every two years to measure fourth- and eighth-grade achievement in reading and math, show that Mississippi made more progress than any other state.

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