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Raising Reading Scores in Cambodia

September 8, 2016

Literacy, the ability to read and write, allows people to access information, increase their productivity, and achieve their full potential. Research has shown that early literacy is a threshold which countries must pass to grow economically. Emerging from years of political turmoil, Cambodia needed to improve language acquisition, especially in the early school grades. A rethink in how reading was taught, teacher training, and national assessments raised reading results.