The worldwide campaign encourages reading, particularly among low-income children.
WHAT: For the 10th anniversary of Jumpstart's Read for the Record, a worldwide campaign to increase support for high-quality early learning, classes at Texas Tech University's Child Development Research Center will read “Not Norman: A Goldfish Story.”
The campaign started in 2006 with “The Little Engine That Could” and since has raised more than $8.6 million worldwide and provided more than 1.6 million books to low-income neighborhoods.
WHEN: 8:15-9:15 a.m. (preschool and toddler rooms), 10:30 a.m. (infant rooms) Thursday (Oct. 22)
WHERE: Child Development Research Center, 15th Street and Akron Avenue, Texas Tech.
CONTACT: Stacy Johnson, instructor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University (806) 834-4382 or firstname.lastname@example.org.