EDUCATION WORLD: LightSail’s Challenge Inspired Tens of Thousands of Students to Read Over 300,000 Digital Books

Education World recently reported on the winner’s of LightSail’s 2017 Launch Reading Challenge. To encourage reading and literacy skills, the article notes, LightSail Education had a K-12 reading competition in October of 2017, that tens of thousands of students in the U.S and Mexico participated in.

The students read over 300,000 digital books, and the competition logged each student’s reading minutes to evaluate their school’s chances of winning. The reading log time for all students who participated totaled 5.1 million minutes. Three schools were awarded the top prizes: Indian Land Middle School in Lancaster County, SC, Middle School 390 in Bronx, NY, and Forest Brook Elementary in Hauppauge, NY. Read the entire article here.

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