Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Event

Published on: September 28, 2011

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A message from an ECYD student at DCTC: On October 6, 2011, I’m planning to be part of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record the largest shared reading experience in history. Want to join me?

Did you know that millions of children are currently at risk of school failure because they are growing up in a low-income neighborhood? Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is a national campaign that mobilizes adults and children to close this early education achievement gap by setting a reading world record. More than 2 million adults and children will call attention to this crisis by reading Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney in homes and communities across the country.

Learn more and join me by pledging to read at: WWW.READFORTHERECORD.ORG

Join me and Jumpstart and help us close the early education achievement gap. Happy Reading! 

Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community volunteers to work with preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap. Join us to work toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Learn more at www.jstart.org >>


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