United Way initiative to boost youth literacy across Quad Cities

Bettendorf City Administrator Decker Ploehn reads with a student at Rock Island Academy as part of a previous United Way Quad Cities reading program. A new Read United QC program is searching for volunteers to help improve the reading skills of area young students. CREDIT UNITED WAY QUAD CITIES

A child’s ability – or inability – to read by third grade is a roadmap to his future. Students who can read at grade level by then are more likely to succeed in school and ultimately in the workforce and life.  That’s why United Way Quad Cities has embarked on a new initiative, Read United […]

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