Double Jeopardy: How Poverty & Third-Grade Reading Skills Influence High School Graduation

April 25, 2011

Third-graders who can’t read well encounter more trouble in
ultimately graduating from high school, and poverty compounds their problems,
reports the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Proficient third graders who have lived
in poverty graduate at about the same rate as subpar readers who have never
been poor.  Click the link below to read the full press release.