Third grade reading guarantee

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7:17 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

CCS 3rd-Graders Re-Take Reading Test; District Tries To Round Up More

641 Columbus City Schools third-graders got another crack at the reading portion of the state assessment test today.

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8:01 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

CCS Officials Go Door-To-Door To Get Third-Graders In Summer School

Columbus City Schools employees and an army of volunteers are literally going door-to-door this week in what is being called a "Summer School Blitz", designed to get students who haven't passed the third grade reading assessment back into class. 

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10:06 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

74% Of CCS Third-Graders Pass Reading Test Needed For Promotion

The Columbus City Schools' focus on getting third graders reading at grade level is paying off - but the promotion of some students is still in question.

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7:16 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

FitzGerald Wants Freeze On High Stakes Part Of Third Grade Reading Test

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is calling on Republican incumbent John Kasich to halt the third grade guarantee. 

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6:53 am
Thu March 13, 2014

New Third Grade Literacy Testing Coming Soon

The Ohio Department of Education says third-graders will have three new ways to show they read well enough to move on to the fourth grade.

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4:40 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Education Activists, Officials Identify Loophole In 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee

Educational advocates are pointing out a discrepancy in  Ohio's third grade reading guarantee.

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12:34 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Study: Poverty Impacts Child Literacy

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New research by the non-profit Annie E. Casey Foundation shows poverty plays a major role in whether Ohio fourth-graders can read.

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12:31 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Third Grade Reading Test Results Released

The Ohio Department of Education says today 26 percent of third-graders scored below a new literacy target on reading tests taken in the fall.

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8:21 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Columbus Schools Adapt To Reading Guarantee

The Columbus City Schools are taking steps to address the issue of grade-reading readiness, and to come into compliance with the state's third grade reading guarantee.

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7:17 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Teacher Requirements Relaxed For 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee

State lawmakers have approved a bill making more teachers temporarily eligible to participate in meeting Ohio's new third-grade reading guarantee.

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