Most pass IREAD-3 retest

Most area third-graders who needed to take a retest of Indiana’s required reading exam have moved on to fourth grade.

A total of 137 third-graders, or less than 10 percent from Johnson County’s six public school districts, failed the IREAD-3 reading test last spring and had to take the exam again during the summer. Indiana law requires third-graders to pass the test before continuing to fourth-grade reading lessons, and this year all but two local students either passed the exam or received waivers, school officials said.


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