[ Summer Reading

Sixty-four percent of educators promote literacy among students by encouraging summer reading—particularly those in elementary schools.

 

Educators say the public library is the number one source of access to books for kids over the summer.

Educators in high-poverty schools are slightly more likely to say that a community partner provides books to children over the summer, but less likely to report public library programs or families purchasing books as a way kids get access to books during summer break.

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