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State, County Struggle with Low Reading Test Scores

New York State has recently come under fire for fourth grade reading scores that fall short of the national average. Equally as troubling, fourth grade reading scores for children in New York dropped six points last year, double the national average, on the National Assessment of Educational Progress. According to a recent article in “The New York Times,” that’s the one test that allows for comparisons among states. New York was tied for 32nd in the nation in reading test…