BE Smart: Student Dream ‘Blhackathon' Applies Innovation to Solve Black America’s Challenges
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BE Smart: Student Dream ‘Blhackathon’ Applies Innovation to Solve Black America’s Challenges

(Image: Erick Urgiles)
(Image: Erick Urgiles)

Remember2Read will promote early literacy among young black boys through an app that encourages parents to engage in family reading schedules. The service would also be aligned with the reading Holiday project’s Barbershop Books program. By doing so, its designers believe they can make a dent in an education crisis: Studies show 80% of black boys in 4th grade are not proficient in reading at that level.

 


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