Reading is is like breathing in many ways it's it's so fundamental to be successful and literacy is actually -- don't really doesn't get a lot of attention but the question of illiteracy that the... See More
Reading is is like breathing in many ways it's it's so fundamental to be successful and literacy is actually -- don't really doesn't get a lot of attention but the question of illiteracy that the problems country still. Very much so there -- two facts that really drive that about 35 million -- adults are functionally literate. -- means they can -- -- a -- get a job. If you -- look at the permanent. Nature of unemployment today you're gonna find that there's a -- correlation between the ability to read. In the ability get a job and then that plays out generational and because we have lots of kids and our. Pathetic education system where were were so -- wind up. Passing kids along you know you get past third grade -- acquiring knowledge and if you can't read. You -- really really Smart to figure out how to do this without being able to comprehend and and you know I'd I'd say maybe 25% of kids are functional literate going in the fourth grade. That's a tragedy so parents are the first teachers of our children and they have to read to be able to pass -- --
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