Insight With Beth Ruyak

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How Reading Rates Stack Up For California's Youth, Race-By-Race, Gender-By-Gender

Three out of four young African-American men do not reach the required reading levels for the state, a new story by CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin finds.. When ethnicity is taken out of the picture, it appears boys, in general, perform significantly worse than girls in reading comprehension.

How do we explain the discrepancy between boys and girls and what’s being done to improve African-American boys reading skills?

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