Rhode Island Reads meeting at RIC Monday
PROVIDENCE – On Monday, Dec. 10, United Way of Rhode Island and Rhode Island KIDS COUNT will host the Rhode Island Reads Partner Meeting that will be attended by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and state and community leaders at Rhode Island College.
The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Student Union Ballroom, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave.
Rhode Island Reads is dedicated toward reaching a goal of 75 percent of thirdgraders reading at grade-level by 2025. Attendees at the Partner meeting will review progress toward this shared goal.
A data presentation fea- turing the latest RICAS results for Grade 3 reading will be part of the program.
Partners from across the state will share ideas on improving school readiness and early learning opportunities, reducing chronic absence, promoting summer learning, and expanding early language and literacy resources.