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  • Story Time with Superintendent Rayle

    Promoting strong reading abilities by the third grade is crucial for a child's academic and overall development. Research consistently shows that early reading proficiency is linked to various positive outcomes. Here are some key points backed by research:

    Long-Term Academic Success: The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) indicates that students who are not reading proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.

    Cognitive Development: Studies suggest that early reading positively impacts brain development, enhancing vocabulary, comprehension, and critical thinking skills.

    Language Skills: Early reading contributes significantly to language acquisition, helping children build a robust vocabulary and better communication skills.

    Parental Involvement: Research highlights the critical role of parental involvement in a child's reading development. Reading with children from a young age significantly influences their literacy skills.

    Access to Books: Research indicates that access to books at home and in schools positively correlates with improved reading abilities. Creating environments rich in reading materials encourages literacy development.

    Technology and Literacy: Incorporating educational technology, like interactive learning apps and digital libraries, can complement traditional teaching methods and engage children in reading activities.

    Dr. Rayle promotes efforts focused on early literacy and understands these efforts contribute significantly to improving reading abilities by the third grade and beyond. 

    Below you will find links to stories read by Dr. Rayle that parents and teachers are welcome to view with their children / students.

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  • Superintendent's Student Advisory Council




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