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Most Important Academic Year Is…

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If you had to guess what the single most important academic year is for children, what would you say? Junior year of high school? Senior year of college?

Wrong. It’s third grade.

A Time News article states that third grade is the most important academic year because it is the year students move from learning to read to reading to learn.

To read the whole article and to learn more about the crucial academic turning point that occurs in third grade, click here

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