As Philly kids learn to read, ‘coaches’ help them along

Do you remember your favorite reading time as a kid? The new Philly Reading Coaches program is giving over 100 K-3 students in 3 elementary schools an hour of unstructured reading time with a caring adult. In a new WHYY article, current Reading Coach Shalia Alejandro shares what motivated her to volunteer as a reading coach, and what the time with her student has looked like so far. Read on to learn more!