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Y Readers Summer Literacy Program Prepares Students for Academic Success
Date:9/5/2013

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 05, 2013

While many Charlotteans indulged in traditional summer recreation, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte was hard at work, preparing children for academic success through their nationally renowned Y Readers literacy program. Using the STAR Reader test, the Y reports that 86 percent of its 492 Y Readers participants improved or maintained their reading proficiency as a result of the six-week summer program. In fact, the rising first, second and third grade students improved their reading skills on average by three school months. Studies show these same students were likely to regress academically by an average of 2.5 months without Y Readers, putting them well behind their peers at the beginning of the school year.

In 1999, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte initiated a partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to form the Y Readers program with the purpose to engage children reading below grade level in a six-week summer enrichment course to prevent learning loss. Certified teachers build reading skills, self-confidence and foster a love of learning. Locally, the program includes sites in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Lincoln County and Mooresville Graded Schools. In 2012, the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the Y’s national office, selected Charlotte’s Y Readers as a Signature Program for the YMCA’s efforts to close the achievement gap during the summer. For the second conse
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