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BRINGING YOUNG BRAINS TO FULL POTENTIAL WITH EARLY LITERACY HOW DESERT VOICES, EDUCARE ARIZONA, AND READ BETTER BE BETTER ARE HELPING Jamie Killin | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Because of the rapid brain development that takes place in a child’s early years, young children who are exposed to early language and literacy experiences prove to be better readers later in life. Thirty-seven percent of children begin kindergarten without the skills necessary for a successful lifetime of learning, and

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it’s proven that the majority of children who get behind in school early in their academic career will stay behind, making them more likely to drop out of high school. Fortunately, Arizona is home to several great organizations that are working diligently to keep early literacy rates high, and ensure children are successful throughout their lives.

JULY 2017

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