Department Of Education Releases IREAD3 Spring 2014 Results

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Department Of Education Releases IREAD3 Spring 2014 Results

April 17, 2014 Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 11:56 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (21Alive) -- Indiana's IREAD 3 results for spring 2014 have been released by the Indiana Department of Education.

IREAD 3 is an assessment that is issued to Indiana 3rd Graders to test their ability to read.

This year's results are slightly up from 2013 going from 85.28% to 85.58% and is up 5.51% since 2011.

“Today’s numbers are another sign of the great work that is happening in our schools every day,” said Glenda Ritz, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction. “These numbers show that year by year, we have continued to see modest increases in our passage rate. More importantly, they show that we are promoting a culture of literacy throughout our state. Moving forward, I will continue to promote literacy and reading throughout all of Indiana.”

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