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From Reuters: Choice in books may help kids’ reading score over summer

by Andrew M. Seaman

(Reuters Health) – Allowing young children to choose books they’d like to read over the summer break from school may hone their reading skills and prevent “summer slide” in reading scores, suggests new research.

Kids who were allowed to select books to take home at the end of the spring term had better reading scores when they returned to school in the fall, compared to kids who received books they had not chosen, researchers found.

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