reading http://aspenpublicradio.org en Reading Test Scores Up http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/reading-test-scores <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Third grade reading scores from statewide standardized testing were released today (Tuesday 5-6-2014) and there is good news for the Roaring Fork School District.&nbsp;&nbsp; Three quarters of third graders in the district are proficient or advanced in reading comprehension.&nbsp; That, says superintendent Diana Sirko, shows continued improvement.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 23:43:03 +0000 Roger Adams 18130 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Reading Test Scores Up Must Do: Read Well By Third Grade http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/must-do-read-well-third-grade <p>A recent study shows that 40 percent of Colorado high school graduates who go on to college need remedial help with at least one subject.&nbsp; This high number may in part be the result of problems the kids had as far back as first and second grade.&nbsp; A major factor, educators believe, is a lack of adequate early literacy.&nbsp; As Aspen Public Radio’s Roger Adams explains, reading skills must be acquired at a very young age.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 02:25:55 +0000 Roger Adams 1511 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Must Do: Read Well By Third Grade