High-stakes year begins for kids still learning to read

Students enter the front doors of Beecher Hills Elementary School on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in Atlanta. Atlanta has taken more drastic steps than most other cities to make up for lost learning during the coronavirus pandemic. The 50,000-student district was one of the only school systems to extend the school day. Elementary school students attend seven hours of school, half an hour more than before the pandemic.(AP Photo/Ron Harris)

High-stakes year begins for kids still learning to read