Summer Reading Makes a Difference

Why do we go to all the trouble of a summer reading program?  Because it makes a difference!  Studies have shown that kids who don’t read lose two months of literacy over the summer and can eventually fall behind two behind their classmates.

Take a look at this recent San Jose Mercury News article which describes the importance of these programs:

http://www.mercurynews.com/opinion/ci_26031121/nancy-howe-and-rosanne-macek-keep-our-kids

Way to go readers!

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