Voices for Change: Literacy and Children

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Posted at 5:00 AM, Oct 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-01 10:10:32-04

CLEVELAND — Almost half of fourth graders from low-income families read below the basic level. Kids who are read to by their parents are twice as likely to score in the top 25 percentile in reading. In order to succeed, children must learn to read, and joining the discussion are Annisha Jeffries, youth services manager at Cleveland Public Library; and Cori Sykes, owner of Write and Vibe Publishing and author of 'Curiously Cara Meets Pharaoh Hatshepsut.'

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