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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s elementary schools are producing an impressive percentage of strong readers.
Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendant Patricia Oâ€™Connor told the Board of School Trustees Monday night that 89 percent of WCCSâ€™s third grade students passed Indianaâ€™s Reading Evaluation and Determination (IREAD).
The test assesses reading skills in all third grade students in the state to ensure that all students can read proficiently before moving on to fourth grade.
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