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Haslett 3rd Graders Score Best in Area

Haslett third-graders scored highest in the Lansing area on last spring's M-STEP assessment in English language arts.  This is especially important because of a new reading law that will go into effect next school year requiring third-graders to be held back if they are a grade level or more behind in reading.  In Haslett,  74.1% of third-graders who took the M-STEP assessment scored proficient in English language arts which was the highest among school districts in the Lansing area.  Haslett Superintendent Steve Cook doesn't believe any third-graders will be help back as a result of the law.  For more information, read the August 29 Lansing State Journal article by RJ Wolcott.