November 2018 – A Competitive 21st-Century America Begins With Reading

Much has been made of how America will compete in a disrupted age. How will we adapt? How will we remain competitive as a country and as individuals when so much is changing so quickly. As unglamorous as it may seem, reading at level by third grade is one of the most important indicators of future success. Reading, perhaps more than any other
childhood skill, provides the path to the next Steve Jobs or Oprah Winfrey.