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About Half of Delaware's Third-Graders Struggle to Read

Jessica Bies

USA Today

Oct 30, 2017

"In 17 low-income ZIP codes in Wilmington, Dover, and western and central Sussex County, that rate increases to 63%. More than half of 8- and 9-year-olds living in those neighborhoods can't get through books like Charlotte's Web or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory without help."