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Emerging Research Further Demonstrates Impact of Reach Out and Read
Our Chief of Strategic Initiatives Nikki Shearman PhD recently released a report on emerging research that further demonstrates the impact of Reach Out and Read. In addition to providing the summaries below, we will update our research overview and other materials to reflect these exciting developments.
In these times of uncertainty, Perri Klass’ article in the New York Times, “Getting Through, Making Memories, and Being the Grown-Ups” offers ways to make this defining time in your children’s life about more than the pandemic. Klass states, “Parents have some power here. You can’t change the world, and you can’t change the larger […]
Last October, the Boston Children’s Chorus (BBC) joined bassist Carlos Henriquez and a 15-piece band for Can’t Stop Singing That Song, a concert honoring the late musician and teacher Aline Shader. The concert celebrated Aline’s life-long commitment to share the joy of music, dance and reading with her students, friends, and family. Concert producer and […]
Reach Out and Read is proud to partner in this year’s, READ ACROSS AMERICA day on March 2, 2020. Two decades ago, the National Education Association (NEA) launched Read Across America and now it is the nation’s largest single-day celebration of reading. The program focuses on motivating children to read and encouraging adults to spend more time […]
“A fundamental test for our country is whether or not we can make early learning available and real to all kids and families,” said Chelsea Clinton during her recent visit to Milwaukee to dedicate the Clinton Foundation’s, Too Small to Fail initiative, and the City of Milwaukee first-ever “Family Read, Play & Learn” space with […]
UNICEF has produced a 10-part special podcast series on “The Future of Childhood” – to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In this episode, Sarah Crowe, speaks to Reach Out and Read’s National Medical Director, Dr. Perri Klass on pediatrics. Perri Klass, MD has been writing as a […]