The Department of Justice states, “The link between academic failure and delinquency, violence, and crime is welded to reading failuire.”
Begintoread.com states “2/3 of students who cannot read proficiency by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or ion welfare.” It also states these shocking facts:
By 4th grade, if a student is not reading proficiently, he/she will have a 78% chance of not catching up.
85% of all in juvenile court system are functionally illiterate.
60% of all prison inmates are functionally illiterate.
90% of welfare recipients are high school dropouts, which is also linked to reading failure.
Literacy project foundation.org says that in the US. 50% of adults can’t read a book written at an 8th grade level, 44 million adults can’t read their children a simple story, and… “To determine how many prison beds will be needed in future years, some states actually base part of their projection on how well current elementary students are performing on reading tests.”
At the H.O.P.E. Literacy Center, students of all ages enjoy the benefits of one-on-one tutoring, homework help, and computer-aided learning. Our students learn in a fun and safe environment. When coming to out program, students interact in games, art projects, and science experiments. They also enjoy a health snack and lots of positive encouragement!
H.O.P.E. Educational Center will afford the opportunity for students to learn relevant skills on how to stay healthy using readily available resources, such as water, plants, sunshine, and fresh air.
The Educational Center is also a hub for training caregivers who will assist in helping others to stay healthy as they age.
BLS, CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Babysitting Classes. Please call for current dates and times of classes
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