- Lynn Beck, Dean of Benerd School of Education
If a child has not mastered reading by third grade, it’s not impossible to catch up — but the odds drop dramatically. An educated population is foundational to everything else that we want to do in our community.”
Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 12:00 am
In a Lodi Unified School District classroom of 30 third-graders, only 10 are considered proficient in English-language arts, according to findings released by University of the Pacific on Thursday.
Researchers found that countywide, third-graders’ literacy rates have dropped since last year.
Friday, September 20, 2013 12:00 am.