“It doesn’t mean the door is closed for them,” Boyle said. “The game isn’t not over for them, but the clock is ticking.”
In her brief press announcing the IREAD-3 results, Ritz touted her Hoosier Family of Readers initiative, a voluntary program which had more than 127,000 participants this summer.
“The Department encourages schools to join the Hoosier Family of Readers by developing their own initiatives to promote and support reading outside of the school day,” the news release said.
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Area IREAD-3 results School corp. Students passing Logansport 80.7 percent Southeastern 89.7 Pioneer 97.4 Caston 98.1 Delphi 97.5 Carroll 89.4 Eastern Pulaski 93.3 Source: Indiana Department of Education