Michigan Lawmakers Compromise on School Reading and Retention Bill
Michigan lawmakers have reportedly come to a compromise on a bill that would allow for exemptions for some third grade students to advance to fourth grade with reading difficulties. WLNS.com reports that the bill is expected to pass on move to Governor Rick Snyder's desk for signature. Snyder is expected to sign the bill into law as early as Wednesday.
Michigan will be the seventeenth state to require students to have the ability to read before being promoted to fourth grade. But, the bill does allow for some "good cause" exemptions. WLNS breaks down the full details here.