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Youngstown third graders improve on reading portion of state test

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The Youngstown City School District is seeing better results in one state test among elementary students.

The district reported a significant improvement for third graders passing the reading portion of the Ohio Achievement Assessment. They said 75% of students passed the Third Grade Guarantee this year, a nearly 50% increase compared to results from the beginning of the year.

About 88% of Ohio third graders passed the test. Students who do not pass the test by the end of summer will be retained in the third grade for another year.
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