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PROOF POINTS: Slightly higher reading scores when students delve into social studies, study finds

Only a third of American students are reading proficiently at grade level, according to national benchmark tests. Among low-income students it’s worse. Only one in five students is reading at grade level.  Education journalist Emily Hanford has argued that the failure to teach phonics in the early elementary years may be the problem. Research evidence […]