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Addressing Student Literacy

Alarming Statistics Regarding Georgia Literacy1

65% of Georgia 3rd graders lack necessary reading and vocabulary skills

75% of children who are poor readers by the 3rd grade remain poor readers through high school

75% of 17-24 year olds can’t meet minimum requirements for military service due to low literacy

 

1Steenson, K. (2014). Low literacy rates directly impact georgia’s future. Read Right from the Start. Retrieved from http://www.readrightfromthestart.org/low-literacy-rates-directly-impact-georgias-future/

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