30007070 - Reach Out and Read

Account Description FY2011
3000-7070 Reach Out and Read
For Reach Out and Read, a research-proven, pediatric literacy intervention program, which trains doctors and nurse practitioners to provide advice to parents on reading aloud to children and books for children living in poverty and in underperforming school districts through programs established in community health centers, medical practices and hospitals; provided, that the funds distributed through Reach Out and Read shall be contingent upon a match of not less than $1 in private or corporate contributions for every $1 in state grant funding; and provided further, that Reach Out and Read shall issue a report to the department, house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education, no later than February 15, 2012, detailing program success in meeting measurable goals and benchmarks
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