Baker teacher: Common Core standards require more advanced literacy skills

Published: Friday, January 17, 2014 at 02:16 PM.

"I usually read baby books to my brother," she said.

Elaine Cawthon, a school volunteer, says parents should be involved with their children's after-school reading time.  

"I wish all parents had the time and would take the time to make books the focus of a child's life," she said.

"There is nothing like the turning of pages, the sharing and the bond parents build with their children when they share a book."

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