Connecticut City Launches Local Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

December 10, 2002

Summary

In New Britain, CT, third-grade reading scores are the lowest in the state. This article outlines the Foundation’s launch of a local campaign to improve grade-level reading. It includes recommendations from a KIDS COUNT special report on reading proficiency. 

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Key Takeaway

There are Several ways the reading Gap is being addressed

In New Britain, CT, the reading gap among school-age children is being addressed in several ways: by developing an integrated system of early childhood care and education, ensuring access to high-quality education for all students, and providing tools and supports to parents and caregivers.

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