MI Governor wants to get rid of ‘destructive’ 3rd grade reading law

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said today she’ll work to overturn a 2016 law that requires students to repeat third grade if their reading performance is too low.

“I think (the law) is destructive,” Whitmer said during an MLive Citizen Roundtable, where three panelists joined the governor at MLive’s Grand Rapids office to discuss the $60.2 billion budget proposal she unveiled this week.

READ, SHARE, DISCUSS, LEARN – https://www.mlive.com/news/2019/03/whitmer-wants-to-get-rid-of-destructive-3rd-grade-reading-law.html

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