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Summer Reading Improves Reading Skills
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University of Tennessee researchers completed a three-year study that showed a significantly higher level of reading achievement in students who had received books for summer reading at home. 

According to the research, access to reading materials is a critical factor in the summer reading "slide" and the primary contributor to a reading achievement gap.

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