September 25th Program: Literacy
Illini Elementary School
21 Circle Drive, Fairview Heights, IL 62208
- 68% of America’s 4th graders read below a proficient level. 82% of those children are from low-income families.
- A student not reading by 3rd grade is 4 times more likely to drop out of high school.
- 61% of low-income families have no age-appropriate books in their homes.
Join us as we learn more about literacy in our community and set a plan in motion to help our children. We can start by building home libraries! Please consider donating new or gently used children’s books. Bring your books and a friend to the program!