Members of the Senate lead discussion on childhood literacy (LISTEN)

by | Aug 4, 2022 | News, Show Me Today

Photo Credit: Tim Bommel, Missouri House Communications)

This past Legislature- the ladies of the State Senate of both parties worked together to address Missouri’s literacy problem.

They created a book— and a bill—to urge reading skills in a state where only 45% of students were proficient or advanced in English language arts.

Ashley Byrd spoke with one of the Senators – Karla May of St. Louis, about their effort and forums being held around the state starting this week. (LISTEN 09:25)