Parents are a child’s first teachers and most important advocates. Our community supporters also play a critical role in helping to raise aspiring young readers.
Families and caregivers can:
Bring more books into your home by enrolling your children in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
As children are learning to read, ask them to read aloud to you each day.
Make sure children are in school every day, except when they are sick, even in pre-K and kindergarten, when the foundations of reading are being taught.
Access free and affordable resources such as public library summer reading programs to keep children reading over the summer.