Summer Learning Loss

Summer programs tackle summer learning loss

by (stukkien)

Submitted 07-25-2012 under NEWS

The average student loses about two and a half months worth of grade level equivalency during the summer months. United States’ schools rank 25th in math and 14th in reading among industrialized countries. In Grand Rapids, prgorams are being...

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Kent County joins 120 communities nationwide in the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 03-16-2012 under NONPROFITS

Kent County, under the umbrella of the Community Literacy Initiative (CLI) of the Literacy Center of West Michigan, has joined the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The national campaign, spearheaded by United Way Worldwide, the National League of...

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