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Why Early Reading Matters

Children who don’t read proficiently by the end of third grade are far more likely to be left behind – in many ways.

An article by Susan Percy in Georgia Trend describes the impact on early reading on life long literacy. “It’s more than an education issue, more than a reading issue,” says Arianne Weldon, director of the Get Georgia Reading Campaign, a collaborative nonprofit founded in 2013. “Getting more kids to read takes more than good schools, more than great teachers, more than loving families. It really does take all of us working together.”

Read the full article here!