Studies have shown that reading to children can increase their basic speech and communications skills, as well as academic excellence.
In the studio with Mallory Hardin is Philip Burch, longtime volunteer and former Volunteers in Public Schools Board Member--here to tell us about the Little Rock School District's--Jane Mendel Reading Day.
Jane Mendel Reading Day is Tuesday, November 13.
Watch the video to find out more about Jane Mendel Reading Day.
To become a ViPS Volunteer or for more information on the Jane Mendel Reading Day, call (501) 447-ViPS (8477) or visit www.vipslrsd.org