In 2016, the Third Grade Reading Law was passed by the Michigan Legislature:
- Goal: Improve reading rates for all Michigan third-graders.
- Takes full effect beginning in the 2019-2020 school year
- Students must be reading at or near grade-level to go to the fourth grade.
- Third grade students who are far behind may be held back.
Click below to learn more about key portions of Michigan’s Third Grade Reading Law or Download the guide here.