Bay Area organization gets readers across the country up to speed
In short, things are looking dire for students in California; particularly low-income children who lack the resources to seek outside help with school. Enter Reading Partners, a nonprofit organization dedicated to getting these students up to reading speed. Founded 11 years ago in the Bay Area, it now works with more than 3,300 students nationally. KALW’s Ninna Gaensler-Debs has the story.
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