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Our strategy is to start younger!

Unfortunately, students who are not strong readers by fourth grade are at risk of education failure. They are more likely to fail courses, disengage and eventually drop out of school. Evidence and research show that providing readers with the extra assistance they need through tutoring is one strategy that works. United Way of the Lowcountry…

Early Grade Literacy: Our Case for Action

An article featured in the October issue of Redbook Magazine’s Be Part of the Solution flags a startling national statistic…that nearly 40 percent of fourth graders in America read below grade level and 61 percent of low income families don’t have a single children’s book at home.  The United Way of the Lowcountry wants to…

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