2/3 of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau


February 17, 2020

Congratulations to Ty Moore, The 2nd & 7 Foundation's Student-Athlete of the Week! Ty is in the 10th grade at Wellington High School in Ohio. He plays baseball and football and plans to study engineering in college. When not participating in his sports, Ty enjoys hunting, fishing and riding dirtbikes. Ty is committed to our literacy outreach and enjoys influencing young readers during his classroom visits. 

We are so proud to have Ty and his fellow Wellington student-athlete volunteers in our huddle!