Reading to children can improve child's future

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May 7, 2013, 8:33 am
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(NECN: Julie Loncich) - Reading is not only fundamental; it can shape your child's future.
     
Statistics show two out of three students who aren't solid readers by the fourth grade will end up in jail or on welfare.
     
Parents can help by reading to their kids from an early age.
     
Kara Baskin of “Reach Out and Read” helps to put books in the hands of many children.

It returns to a time when iPads and screens were not a child’s primary learning tool.

Julie Loncich has more.
     
For more on the “Reach Out and Read” program, or to donate, check out the link.

Tags: reading, children, kids , books, read, Reach Out and Read
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