Lack of literacy skills failing school students, report finds

Alanna Tomazin
Updated February 12 2024 - 4:27pm, first published 4:26pm
The Grattan Institute says the problem of poor reading skills is entirely preventable. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)
The Grattan Institute says the problem of poor reading skills is entirely preventable. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)

ONE in three Australian school students are falling short when it comes to mastering their reading skills, a new report has found.

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Alanna Tomazin

Alanna Tomazin

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Alanna is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald with a focus on education. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at alanna.tomazin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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