ACT slides backwards in Progress in International Reading Literacy Study

By Emily Baker
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:24pm, first published December 5 2017 - 7:46pm

Canberra was the only Australian jurisdiction to slip backwards in an international study of reading literacy, with a new report revealing the ACT has lost top spot to Victoria and recorded a greater number of students below the proficiency standard than in the same test five years ago.

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