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Mississippi receives national honor for fourth grade reading scores

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Mississippi is being recognized for improvements in reading scores for fourth graders. Governor Phil Bryant made the announcement via Twitter Thursday night.

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is recognizing Mississippi as a State Pacesetter for efforts to improve early literacy.  Mississippi is one of only 13 states to show a significant increase in the scores and overall reading proficiency.

Governor Bryant also thanked state leaders, teachers, parents, and administrators for their efforts to make sure students are fully equipped for a lifetime of success.

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