Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap

By Lauren Loricchio

June 19, 2014

If all goes according to plan, books such as "Charlotte's Web" and "The Magic School Bus" will spark the imaginations of 27,000 Baltimore County Public Schools students this summer. For the second year, books have been distributed to 47 Title I schools across the county as part of a summer reading program, with the goal of reducing the achievement gap between high and low-income students. Each student at the elementary and middle schools had the opportunity to choose five of 10 age-appropriate books to read over the summer.

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