I was watching a show on TV, and the Compulsory Funny Guy said “Guys don’t read”. My natural response was “Neither do cockroaches”. What I didn’t know, and it took some research, was that there’s such a thing as Fear of Reading.
At least $112 billion a year is generated in the Canadian economy by the efforts of volunteers, according to the Hon. Joseph Volpe who commemorated the efforts of volunteers in the House of Commons during the National Volunteer Week ending tomorrow.
Craig Collins, Co Founder and CEO of Yes, You Can Read NOW.com teaches students how to read English in 2 1/2 hours with 2 to 8 grade level improvement after just one session. The US has 90+ million illiterate adults. The UK has 7 million illiterate adults. 51% of the students leaving high school have a 4th grade reading level. We can change those statistically dramatically.