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Tennessee Education Commissioner focuses in on reading

Tennessee's education commissioner came to Lonsdale Elementary to take a look at a summer reading program. It's called read to be ready ... and is part of a statewide initiative to improve literacy rates in our young students. Right now, less than half of Tennessee's 3rd and fourth graders are reading at their grade level. So this program encourages them to read through the summer to strengthen those skills.