We Are Currently Failing Our Kids
1 in 4 Kids
will grow up without learning how to read.
Illiteracy is the Origin Point of a Life of Problems
85 percent of all juveniles who interface with the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate.****
2/3 of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare.***
Children who do not read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to dropout of school.**
Some Prisons forecast jail cells based on 3rd Grade illiteracy rates.