Every student deserves an opportunity to succeed.
Nationwide, fewer than half our students achieve grade-level proficiency in reading and math. These skills are essential for success in the classroom and community. Students who achieve proficiency are much more likely to graduate high school and achieve their dreams. Our programs make an incredible difference and we need your help.Become a Tutor Become a Site
Thirty-five percent of fourth graders are proficient readers. Think about that. Up to fourth grade, one of the major focuses for kids in school is learning to read. After fourth grade, it is an essential skill needed to keep pace in school and become successful learners.
National stats for students.
Our information comes from the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as “The Nation’s Report Card,” which is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of America’s students. According to the study, proficiency levels in reading and math for 4th and 8th grade students across all ethnic groups dropped below the previously recorded 2017 benchmark, with African American students, Hispanic students, and students from families experiencing poverty most affected by below-target scoring.
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