Governor and First Lady announce a certain commentary of investigate on impact of Imagination Library and Books from Birth Foundation in Shelby County

MEMPHIS- Governor and First Lady Haslam visited Benjamin Hooks Library currently to announce and applaud a formula of an analysis on a efficacy of a Shelby County Books from Birth program. The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation partners with a Imagination Library to foster propagandize willingness and a adore of training by charity free, age-appropriate books mailed directly to a child’s home once a month, from birth until age five.

The investigate found that children who participated in Imagination Library have stronger early childhood reading habits and aloft reading willingness scores. The news also indicated that appearance in a module increasing a volume of time relatives spent reading with children, levels of children’s seductiveness in books, and parental recognition of children’s reading levels.

“Bill and we are really gratified that Imagination Library and a Books from Birth module support propagandize willingness in Memphis,” pronounced Mrs. Haslam. “Improving early educational practice for a children will lead to a healthier community, and these education programs definitely impact family rendezvous and educational success for children in Shelby County.”

The Urban Child Institute and Memphis City Schools conducted a evaluation.  Information was collected from 389 children entering kindergarten in 5 Memphis City facile schools.

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