summer reading

Peoria Public Radio News
12:39 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Families urged to read over the summer

Students at Valeska Hinton Early Childhood Education Center read their books,
Credit Denise Molina-Weiger / Peoria Public Radio

District 150, the Peoria Public Library, and “Look. It’s My Book” are teaming up to remind parents of the importance of kids reading through the summer. Research says children who do not read over the summer fall further behind academically. District 150 Superintendent Granita Lathan says that impacts the beginning of the school year.

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