Monday, June 8, 2009

In Grade 6? Chances are you don't like to read

Provincial data show a steep decline in kids' desire to pick up a book 2009 June 8

"Less than half of Ontario's Grade 6 students say they like to read – a number that has dropped dramatically over the last decade.

Even among younger students in Grade 3, just 59 per cent enjoy reading, down from 76 per cent over the same period, according to provincial data."