40% of Ohio Third Graders Are Not Reading Proficiently

(From ODE website Read Ohio | Ohio Department of Education)

            Parents, this is bad news for our children and the future of Ohio.  To address this, the governor signed executive order 2023-07D, the Governor’s Literacy Challenge, (Executive Order 2023-07D | Governor Mike DeWine (ohio.gov) )

            So, what is the Ohio Department of Education doing about it?  To answer that, check out this link link to the ODE webpage “Read Ohio” Read Ohio | Ohio Department of Education

            And more importantly, what can you do about it? These tips for families are copied directly from the ODE webpage dedicated to the state’s initiative on the Science of Reading.

Tips for Families