Jean Hinton http://wuis.org en Interview With Education Coalition of Macon County http://wuis.org/post/interview-education-coalition-macon-county <p>Data shows only 40% of 3rd grade students in Macon County are reading at grade level.&nbsp; That same percentage applies to those in 11th grade.&nbsp; 1 of every 4 students also fails to graduate high school.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The alarming statistics are similar to what many areas are facing.&nbsp; The<a href="http://www.edco4kids.org/about-the-decatur-area-education-coalition/"> Education Coalition of Macon County</a> is an initiative reviewing the problem and tying to find solutions.&nbsp;&nbsp; That includes taking different approaches to what has become the standard for education.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 11430 at http://wuis.org Interview With Education Coalition of Macon County