Students’ writing assignments are displayed on a classroom wall at Empire Oaks Elementary in September in Folsom. Only 2 percent of students at Empire Oaks are eligible for subsidized meals based on family income. More than three-quarters of the school’s third-graders read at or above grade level.
Students’ writing assignments are displayed on a classroom wall at Empire Oaks Elementary in September in Folsom. Only 2 percent of students at Empire Oaks are eligible for subsidized meals based on family income. More than three-quarters of the school’s third-graders read at or above grade level. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Students’ writing assignments are displayed on a classroom wall at Empire Oaks Elementary in September in Folsom. Only 2 percent of students at Empire Oaks are eligible for subsidized meals based on family income. More than three-quarters of the school’s third-graders read at or above grade level. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

In ever-important third grade, most Sacramento-area students miss reading standard on new test

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