N.C. Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson reads a book to kindergartners during his visit at East Garner Elementary School in Garner, N.C., on April 3, 2017. Johnson recently announced new state guidelines reducing how often K-3 students are required to be tested on their reading skills during the school year.
N.C. Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson reads a book to kindergartners during his visit at East Garner Elementary School in Garner, N.C., on April 3, 2017. Johnson recently announced new state guidelines reducing how often K-3 students are required to be tested on their reading skills during the school year. Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com
N.C. Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson reads a book to kindergartners during his visit at East Garner Elementary School in Garner, N.C., on April 3, 2017. Johnson recently announced new state guidelines reducing how often K-3 students are required to be tested on their reading skills during the school year. Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com

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