First Lady

NASHVILLE – First Lady Crissy Haslam visited Taylor Stratton Elementary in Madison currently as partial of Scholastic’s 6th Annual Summer Reading Challenge.

The Scholastic Summer Challenge is a giveaway module designed to foster a significance and fun of reading during a summer to fight a “summer slide.”  Haslam assimilated 47 other U.S. Governors’ Spouses, and a Governors of Illinois, Vermont, and Arizona as a “Reading Ambassador” for a program.  As a Reading Ambassador, Haslam will stress a significance of reading each day during a summer break.

“Children knowledge training waste over a summer from simply being out of school, that can outcome in reduce exam scores in a tumble and a wider feat opening between grade-level and improving readers,” pronounced Haslam. “If children and families dedicate to reading twenty mins each day this summer, students will lapse to propagandize prepared for educational success.”

As partial of a Summer Challenge program, First Lady Haslam delivered 500 Scholastic books to Taylor Stratton Elementary students to take home with them for a summer break.

“I unequivocally enjoyed assembly with students during Taylor Stratton Elementary to speak about a significance of summer reading,” pronounced Haslam.  “I wish that they suffer a books they take home currently and that they continue to rise their reading skills over a summer break.”  

Students and families can learn some-more about participating in Scholastic’s Summer Challenge by visiting

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