How is that even possible?
Did you know that
1 in 4 children grow up without knowing how to read?
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) states guidelines for proficiency as follows:
Basic: Represents a partial mastery of prerequisite knowledge & skills required for competency at each grade.
Proficient: Suggests solid academic performance & students have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter.
Advanced: Denotes exceptional performance.
(For information log onto https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/reading/achieveall.aspx)
WE CAN DO BETTER THAN THIS!
As parents of the next generation,
it is our responsibility to make the desperately needed improvements.
Our children do not deserve to be another alarming statistic.
Together we can make the necessary changes.
So let us figure out ways give our kids the greatest chance for success!