Learning to Read with Sparking Literacy - 5:06
with, Kyle Prue - Author and Founder, Sparking Literacy
Posted Mar 30, 2017
One in four kids in American grows up without learning to read and the link between low literacy and violence is well documented. Reading for pleasure improves literacy rates, prevents dropouts, and changes the future for that young person. Visit Sparking Literacy?on the web , Facebook and twitter. Recorded on March 23rd, 2017.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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