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Education Experts Worry About Gap Between Low, Higher Performing Readers

According to the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress scores, both fourth and eighth grade reading scores are essentially flat from 2015. Some educators and observers also worry about the gap between low and high performing readers on the test, which is considered the nation’s report card.

Karen Harris with the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University joined The Show..

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.