Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that 44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau

Blog Archive: October, 2016


A Letter from Ryan Miller

October 20, 2016

Last month, we hosted an event for The 2nd & 7 Foundation where Youngstown State University President and former OSU Head Football Coach Jim Tressel spoke to the crowd. He said something that really hit home with me. While talking about his time at Ohio State, he mentioned that the #1 fundamental that he looked for in a football player was their ability to run. He said, if you can’t run, you simply can’t play at the collegiate level. Plain and simple. He went on to say, that the #1 fundamental in life is reading. If you can’t read, life is going to be an uphill battle at best. Plain and simple.

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