Non-Fiction Reading Improves Test Scores

According to reading educators, students can improve their SOL (Standards of Learning) scores by increasing their non-fiction reading.
Story here from the The Virginian Pilot

Douglas Reeves, founder of the Center for Performance Assessment, a national education organization, believes nonfiction reading and writing drives improvement on tests,
and laments an "overexposure" to fiction, that presumably leaves students "ill-equipped to absorb facts."

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