Rochester Women Support Literacy Programs for Detroit Students

100 Women Who Care donates $26,500 to Soar Detroit Recent reading results for Detroit Public Schools (2013) show that only 14 percent of third-graders read at grade level; 27 percent of Detroit fourth-graders tested at or above basic reading levels. Soar Detroit, a nonprofit literacy program, is working to boost those stats. With focused one-on-one literacy coaches, Soar students improve their reading by an average of 2.4 grade levels in just one year of afterschool tutoring, dramatically … [Read more...]