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Literacy Program

Reading could be the key that saves a student's life

There are direct correlations between education and incarceration, and reading comprehension and high school dropouts. Minorities, in particular, African Americans and Hispanics, suffer the most in these areas. 


of students who aren't on reading level by the fourth grade end up in jail or on welfare.


of all students in Kansas are not reading proficiently regardless of household income.


of students in Kansas not reading proficiently belong to low-income households.

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