Letter - Every child has the right to read
Published 12/23/2008, Alexandria Echo Press
“The ratio of books to children in middle-income neighborhoods is approximately 13 books to one child, the ratio in low-income neighborhoods is one book to 300 children … in addition, over 80 percent of child care centers serving low-income children lack age-appropriate books.”Word count: 173
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