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Do you love to read? Of course, you do! After all, you’re checking out my site.
Well, put your summer reading to even better use. Help World Education fight illiteracy. Join their #pages4progress campaign, and for every page that you read and log, World Education will receive $1 to fight illiteracy.
According to WorldEd, children in the US who can’t read at grade level by the fourth grade are 400% more likely to drop out of high school. By the end of fifth grade, disadvantaged youth in the US are nearly three grade equivalents behind their more affluent peers in reading.
Around the world, two-thirds of illiterate adults are women.
775 million adults cannot read this sentence.
You love to read. Help others learn. Go to pages4progress to get started.