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Improving Literacy in the District
Did you know that almost 30% of third grade children do not pass standardized reading tests in DC? As adults, 36 % of DC residents function at the lowest level of literacy - functional illiteracy.
The DC Reads Program is committed to meeting this challenge by providing quality tutoring for children in need. We work with DC Public Schools, and community-based organizations to support literacy in Washington, DC. DC Reads provides on-site, 1-2 hour tutoring sessions in public schools and community-based organizations. The goal of DC Reads is to improve the reading proficiency of all elementary students.
If you have questions about become a DC Reads tutor, please contact Emily Penprase for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (202) 994-5745