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Why reading 20 minutes a day is important
Students who read 20 minutes a day from Kindergarten through 6th grade score in the 90th percentile on tests, as the graphic below from edudemic illustrates. Read more on this Pivot Point at the Huffington Post.
Basically, reading makes you a Smartie!
There are many more benefits of reading too: It’s good for your brain, reduces stress, income is higher, and you even live longer. “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” – Harry Truman. “5 ways reading makes you a better leader” at michaelhyatt.com