‹‹ Colorado Matters

Chalkbeat Investigates Why Colorado Third Grade Students Are Behind In Reading

Listen Now
8min 48sec
Colorado Matters CMS Safe 3X2 Logo for Podcast Segments

Only 40 percent of the state's third graders are reading proficiently. That means most of Colorado's young students are behind when it comes to literacy levels. Why? It appears a lot of it has to do with curriculum. That's what a recent investigation by Chalkbeat found. Chalkbeat's Ann Schimke joins us to discuss her reporting.