How to help struggling young readers

Researchers have pointed to third grade as a make it or break it point for young students learning to read so several nonprofits are now focusing their energy on improving student literacy rates in the grades prior. To help students learn better, nonprofits send reading coaches to sit in on classrooms and advise teachers on how to teach reading most effectively. The nonprofit Early Reading Matters reported an 11 percent increase in the number of students reading at grade level over the course of the 2016-2017 academic year.

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