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    The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance learned about low literacy rates among third grade students during the Alliance's luncheon Wednesday.

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance learned about low literacy rates among third grade students during the Alliance's luncheon Wednesday. Ryan McKinnon Bradenton Herald
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance learned about low literacy rates among third grade students during the Alliance's luncheon Wednesday. Ryan McKinnon Bradenton Herald

Half of Manatee third graders can’t read at grade level. That’s bad for the kids — and for business

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