The Laundry & Literacy Coalition on PBS Newshour / by Allister Chang

The first five years of a child’s life are critical for language exposure, but studies suggest children in lower-income families often don’t experience the rich literary environment wealthier kids do. A New York City initiative trying to close that gap encourages reading in a spot families visit every week -- but don't usually consider educational……For more information, check out: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/when-a-laundromat-becomes-a-library