An alarming 70% of Louisville fourth-graders are not reading at grade level. As a city, our education failures land disproportionately on Black and brown students and students from low-income households. 71.7% of our public school 4th graders not reading at grade level are BIPOC students.
We arrived at our current reality intentionally, and it will take intentionality to create a different future. YOU can be part of that future by becoming a Literacy Mentor!