Report says many Louisiana students perform below grade level

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - According to a new report, some 250,000 students in Louisiana are performing below grade level.

The numbers were released by the non-partisan group Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL).

The report states nearly 75 percent of fourth graders have only achieved a basic grade in reading and math.

The report looked at state test scores and other factors.

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