The Problem

  54%  of Chicago’s public school students do not meet or exceed reading standards.

54% of Chicago’s public school students do not meet or exceed reading standards.

 60% of 3rd graders are reading below their grade level

Only 3 in 10 students entering 4th grade are proficient readers.

 Low income students have far fewer advantages than their peers.

Low income 1st graders are only read to for 25 hours on average. In contrast, their peers get 1000 hours one-on-one reading.

 

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