Mississippi’s third grade reading scores are continuing to rise. Throughout the state, 93.2% of 3rd graders passed the test and the initial pass rate has increased every year since the test was first administered in 2015. Since then, the passing rate has increased from 85% in 2015 to 87% in 2016 and 92% in 2017.
More than 60 school districts had a pass rate of 95 percent or higher.
News Mississippi, Alex Paton