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Literacy By Third Grade: Why It Matters
Literacy By Third Grade: Why It Matters

AIR DATE: February 20, 2013

Gov. Brian Sandoval emphasized his commitment to literacy by 3rd grade for all Nevada students. But why is 3rd grade so crucial? And what can be done if students are not grade proficient by that stage? The governor is proposing a series of measures to ensure literacy for Nevada students. We'll look at his plan and consider some alternatives.
Prof. Donald Hernandez, Deptartment of Sociology, City University of New York
Prof. Marilyn McKinney, College of Education, UNLV
Diane Reitz, Director, Literacy, Social Studies and Library Services, Clark County School District



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