• Did you know...?

    * 2/3 of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare
     
    * According to UNICEF, "Nearly a billion people will enter the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names and two thirds of them are women."
     
    *  85% of all juveniles who interface with the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate.
     
    You might be asking yourself : "What can I do?"
     
    Simple.
     
    Read to and with your children from the time they are born up through high school.  Children need to also see their parents reading in order to take value in its importance.  Magazines, internet stories, newspaper articles, recipe cards, journals, and of course books are just a few ways to read.
     
    Happy reading everyone!!!