With more than 30 years of experience and a deeply held commitment of connecting Chicagoans to their communities through the Library, newly confirmed Commissioner Andrea Telli is more than ready to lead Chicago Public Library to new heights.
Studies have shown that summer is a critical time for children. Students are at risk of losing more than two months' worth of math and reading skills. More serious still is the painful truth that children who suffer the most are those from under resourced communities. This doesn't have to be the case.
During the Summer Learning Challenge, Carson devoured one book after another, trying different genres that piqued his interest. He was also consistent in reading for at least the recommended 20 minutes a day - a habit that he still practices today.