COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s elementary schools are producing an impressive percentage of strong readers.
Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendant Patricia O’Connor told the Board of School Trustees Monday night that 89 percent of WCCS’s third grade students passed Indiana’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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