State Service Commissions

  • Posted on Jun 5, 2012
    By Lisa Winkler

    Minnesota Reading Corps, an AmeriCorps program designed to help every child in the state become a successful reader by the end of third grade, announced positive growth in its results with numbers that surpassed those for students statewide.

    Results from the Minnesota Reading Corps Statewide Evaluation for the 2010-11 academic year, the latest evaluation period available, showed an increase in third-grade reading proficiency from 69 percent to 80 percent. This surpassed the overall 78 percent pass rate for all Minnesota students.

    An AmeriCorps member with Minnesota Reading Corps works with a young student. (Photo courtesy Minnesota Reading Corps)

    “Our program results reinforce a strong return on investment for our state and prove we're making headway in our efforts to ensure all Minnesota children are on a path to achieve academic success,” said Audrey Suker, Chief Executive Officer of ...

    Tags: Education

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