We’ve spent a lot of time and words comparing this year’s reading scores with the 2015-16 numbers. And for good reason. The 2016-17 spring scores represent an important mile marker — one year into an $11.25 million-a-year state effort to help at-risk readers. Last week, I received an email suggesting I take the long view. So, let’s look at how 2016-17 Idaho Reading Indicator scores compare with numbers from the past decade.

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