Minnesota Literacy Statistics

"Reading is the key to everything. Teaching children to read is a fundamental moral obligation of the society. That 27 percent are at serious risk of crippling illiteracy is an outrageous scandal."
- Garrison Keillor

[1] MN NAEP scores for fourth grade

[2] MN NAEP eighth grade

[3] According to research sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

[4] NAEP Grade 4 Reading Average Scale Score (page 4):