In this Jan. 23, 2013 photo Jefferson Elementary third grader Anthony Grinnel works on a reading assignment in Wichita, Kan. Kansas is one of an increasing number of states that are no

 

              In this Jan. 23, 2013 photo Jefferson Elementary third grader Anthony Grinnel works on a reading assignment in Wichita, Kan.  Kansas is one of an increasing number of states that are no
In this Jan. 23, 2013 photo Jefferson Elementary third grader Anthony Grinnel works on a reading assignment in Wichita, Kan. Kansas is one of an increasing number of states that are not promoting students who are struggling to read at the end of third grade. Thirty-two states have passed legislation designed to improve third-grade literacy, according to the Education Commission of the States. (AP Photo/Mike Hutmacher)