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Literacy
The former Dr. Howard elementary school in Champaign.
Travis Stansel/Illinois Public Media

Champaign Schools, Chamber Of Commerce Seeking Volunteers For Literacy Program

Less than a third of Champaign Unit 4 third graders are meeting or exceeding expectations on state reading exams, according to Illinois State Board of Education data. That’s why the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Champaign County say they’ve partnered with the district in the hopes of boosting the number of students reading at grade level.
 

Two adults sitting in chairs in a pre-k classroom reading a book while 3-5 year old children listen while sitting on the rug in front of them.
Kellie Blanden

Bear on a Bike

Spark your pre-school aged child’s imagination as they go on an adventure-packed ride with Bear from Bear on a Bike by Stella Blackstone.  Your child will have many opportunities to test their observational skills along the way!  This is the second book in WILL- TV’s Book Mentor Project, a partnership between WILL, PNC’s Grown Up Great program and Champaign County Head Start.

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