Literacy Readiness Gaps in Kindergarten Grow Minority, Low-Income School Readiness Declines in Some Areas,
Reversing Years of Improvements
Literacy readiness gaps of kindergarteners grew significantly in 2010. African-American, Hispanic and low-income students fell further behind their White and higher-income peers. Overall progress stalled in two key school districts. Maryland needs to ensure that all four-year-olds are getting high quality and adequate services.
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