Students who read twenty minutes a day are exposed to 1,823,000 words per year. In contrast, a student who reads two minutes per day is only exposed to 106,000 words per year (Beers & Probst). The impact on student academic success cannot be overstated: a greater vocabulary, increased background knowledge, and higher standardized test scores (90th percentile rank vs. 30th). Summer is a great time for students to dive into a good book!
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