My son participates in this program, and he is so excited each week when he gets his book bag with new exciting books to read. It gets us away from the digital world for a few hours every day and makes reading to your child fun! It also helps implement reading into our daily routine.
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By the time many children arrive at school, they have already been left behind. Children in low-income families typically enter kindergarten 12 to 14 months behind the national average in pre-reading and language skills, and are likely to remain so as they move through school. Early gaps in school readiness in kindergarten are mirrored in third grade test results. Third grade is a critical…
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