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Reading Revisited

Four of every 10 kindergarten through third-grade students in Idaho show up for school unable to read at grade level. The 2016 Idaho Legislature awarded elementary schools with a share of $11.25 million in state money to improve reading. It’s up to local educators to figure out how to spend their money — and how to address their schools’ unique challenges and demographics. Read about our findings.


A close look at literacy dollars, and literacy demographics

Idaho schools try to bridge a wide reading gap

No clear picture on funding for special education

Rethinking literacy for special education students

As Idaho revamps its literacy program, its reading test awaits a rewrite

Literacy initiative tests political patience, and political will

Episode 49: Reading Revisited