Summer Reading Program Funded by Message Notification Provider
One Call Now Helps Prevent Summer Slide

This month, summer reading program Kids Read Now will give away 9,000 books to 1,200 students across America. Now in its third year, Kids Read Now is leading the charge to keep students reading over summer break. More importantly, it hopes to end what educators call “summer slide,” the sharp decline in student reading and retention levels over summer months.

This mission goes beyond simply keeping children occupied. Research by the National Summer Learning Association shows that students lose an average of two months’ worth of learned instruction...

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