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The Right to Read: Suing a State for Better Teaching Article
Low-wage workers, many of them in the fast food industry, join with supporters to demand a minimum wage of $15 per hour, April 15, 2015, in New York City. (Getty/Spencer Platt)

The Right to Read: Suing a State for Better Teaching

Recognizing that the ability to read by the third grade is a critical milestone, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a class action lawsuit against a Michigan school district for failing to teach students to read at grade level.

Jenny DeMonte, Akash Patel