However, research tells us:
• The single most significant factor influencing a child’s early school success is an exposure to books and being read to at home prior to beginning school.
• The most successful way to improve the reading achievement of low-income children is to increase their access to print.
For more information:
3rd Grade Reading Graduation ACT SAT Analysis
AECF Early Warning Exec Summary 2013
AECF Early Warning Full Report 2010