CDRC Students Taking Part in 10th Anniversary of Read for the Record

The worldwide campaign encourages reading, particularly among low-income children.

Not Norman

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.

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CONTACT: Stacy Johnson, instructor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University (806) 834-4382 or stacy.johnson@ttu.edu.    


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