A Dolly PaRTON’s Imagination LIBRARY AFFILIATE
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Pledge to turn off tech for two hours on Tuesdays (and more)
Young children spend over 2 hours a day on mobile screens (tablets, cell phones, etc.)* yet 1 in 4 children grow up without learning how to read.** Plus, 61% percent of children from low income neighborhoods have no age-appropriate books in their homes. And children from middle class homes only have 13 books.***
Pledge to turn off tech for two hours on Tuesdays (and more) and help give book to a local preschoolers, many in need.
*Commonsensemedia.org, Blog, Kids' Screen Time Shifts Dramatically Toward Phones and Tablets 10/18/2017
**WriteExpressCorporation. “Literacy Statistics” Begin to Read.
***Reach Out and Read, Across the Nation, A Chartbook, 2007.
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