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Legislators want students who can’t read to be held back

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Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:53 pm

A state lawmaker from Perkins County wants to require that first- and second-grade students show they are proficient at reading before they can advance to the next grade.

“I brought the bill at the request of my school board in Eagle Butte,” Rep. Betty Olson, R-Prairie City, said.

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