Researchers concluded that nearly two-thirds of low-income families own no books for their children
Source(s): U.S. Dept of Education

Blog Archive: February, 2017


The 2nd & 7 Foundation Celebrates 2.7 Day on February 7

The 2nd & 7 Foundation Celebrates 2.7 Day on February 7

February 06, 2017

The 2nd and 7 Foundation has adopted February 7th as a day to promote and raise awareness for their organization. The 2nd and 7's mission is to promote reading by providing free books to kids in need while encouraging young athletes of the community to pay it forward. Since started by three former OSU football players in 1999, the foundation has given nearly 200,000 free books to 2nd graders nationwide.

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