First in Future: Reach Out and Read Carolinas Executive Director Callee Boulware

First in Future: Reach Out and Read Carolinas Executive Director Callee Boulware

Summary: A couple of years ago, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill making it the official policy of the state that every student should read at or above grade level by the end of third grade. The logic makes sense—if you can’t read by the end of third grade, you’re more likely to need remedial education; you’re less likely to graduate; and you’re less likely to get a job after graduation. Needless to say, the fewer children who read by the end of third grade, the less likely we are as a state to be first in future.

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