Children in classrooms without literature collections read 50% less than children in classrooms with such collections.
Source(s): International Reading Association

Blog Archive: August, 2019


PARTNERSHIP SPOTLIGHT, GO LUNCH! PROGRAM

August 12, 2019

During the summer months, school is on hiatus. A break in regularly scheduled classes means that many children around Columbus no longer receive the food that schools normally provide. Along with food insecurity, the gap between classes means summer learning loss, also known as the “summer slide.” Over the summer, children who don’t frequently read can lose over a month of academic progress from the previous year. Although it seems daunting, fighting the summer slide is easy, fun and engaging.

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