Learn more at scholastic.com/readingreport, where with this data we explore:
Reading frequency and enjoyment, and the importance of access to books kids want and parent support in engaging young readers.
The growing battle for mind and culture share as participation in digital activities rises sharply.
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on kids’ mental health and the role literacy plays in mental wellness
And be sure to bookmark and read some of the latest think pieces on the growing base of research around the current state of literacy for kids:
- District Administration: How educators can strengthen summer reading connections with families, by Dr. Amanda Alexander
- Psychology Today: The Mental Health Benefits of Literacy, by Dr. Linda Mayes
- The Washington Post: Here’s How to Get Kids Reading Again, by Alyssa Rosenberg