Ready To Learn
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Using Vegas PBS children's programming, Ready To Learn conducts workshops that integrat...
The Vegas PBS Ready To Learn (RTL) project provides literacy and health based workshops to schools and families. Vegas PBS RTL focuses approximately 90% of its outreach efforts on Clark County School District (CCSD) Title I schools. New, free books are provided to participants through workshops to help maximize their educational impact.
During the 2011-2012 school year, Vegas PBS RTL provided over 50,000 new books to at-risk families, serving tens of thousands of children. RTL staff also offered over 500 workshops during the past school year. Vegas PBS provided more than a workshop a day, everyday, promoting good health and literacy.
The Vegas PBS Ready To Learn Mission
Ready To Learn (RTL) is a PBS project that helps children ages 0-8 gain the skills — especially literacy — which they need to be successful in school and life. Vegas PBS RTL focuses approximately 90% of its outreach efforts on Clark County School District (CCSD) Title I schools. The project employs four tools in executing its mission: