Lowndes County School District to Implement Neuroscience-Based Fast ForWord Intervention as …

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As part of the Mississippi Literacy-Based Promotion Act, all third graders are now required to take the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment, widely known as the “third-grade gate.” Students who demonstrate the ability to read at or above grade level will be promoted to fourth grade. Those who do not will be retained in the third grade, unless they meet certain exemptions specified by the law. To help students improve their reading skills and build the foundational cognitive skills they need to succeed, Mississippi districts such as the Lowndes County School District are turning to the Fast ForWord® program from Scientific Learning Corp. (OTC PINK:SCIL). Lowndes County School District will implement the Fast ForWord program this fall in eight schools across the Caledonia, New Hope and West Lowndes…


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