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A sad fact is that many families are not equipped with the skills to teach their children to read. By the time kids get into the first grade, many are already a year behind. A pattern of failure is set in motion, and we know the rest of the story.
According to the United Way, 73 percent of Americans believe that children entering kindergarten unprepared to read will catch up in later years. This assumption is false, and in fact, the opposite is true. The statistics and research suggest that out of 50 first-graders who struggle with reading, 44 of them will still be struggling in fourth grade, also according to the United Way.
Another study conducted by the Education Statistics Service Institute indicates that b