3rd Grade Reading Success Matters

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Smart Promotion

The importance of reading well by the end of third grade has prompted several states to enact or consider automatic retention policies holding back struggling readers. This is a complex, divisive issue that does not lend itself to easy answers. The Campaign supports a responsible approach to promotion that recognizes the importance of starting early to achieve reading proficiency.

Contacts: Research and contacts for retention