Research shows that students who read throughout the summer continue to grow academically. Those who do not read can lose up to three months of academic growth. To foster reading during Summer 2012, multiple community partners created One Jackson...Many Readers with the following goals:
- Engage 30,000 readers with 100,000 books
- Create a culture of reading across the City of Jackson
- Bring students back to school in August with academic gains
See guidelines for more details. A required title for each grade level.
Read more http://www.jackson.k12.ms.us/content.aspx?url=/page/summerreadingprogram