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9:14 am
Mon September 30, 2013

More Scrutiny On This Year's Third Graders In NC

Fourth graders at Piney Grove Elementary in Charlotte
Credit Lisa Miller

North Carolina third-graders have a big year ahead of them. This is the first year by law third-graders will be held back, if they aren’t reading at grade level.  But it’s not so cut and dry. 

WFAE’s education reporter Lisa Miller joins me now to explain how this will actually work:

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