In this Jan. 23, 2013 photo Jefferson Elementary third grader Chloie DeLancy works on a reading assignment in Wichita, Kan. Kansas is one of an increasing number of states that are not

 

              In this Jan. 23, 2013 photo Jefferson Elementary third grader Chloie DeLancy works on a reading assignment in Wichita, Kan.  Kansas is one of an increasing number of states that are not
In this Jan. 23, 2013 photo Jefferson Elementary third grader Chloie DeLancy 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)