How to Tackle Delayed Literacy

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Reading problems may be more common than you think. Nearly 40% of U.S. 4th graders do not achieve basic levels of reading proficiency, according to children’s literacy organization Reading Is Fundamental. Failure to read proficiently has also been linked to higher rates of school dropout. The good news? In many cases, parents have the power to turn things around. Read on to find out how you can encourage your child's literacy.