Pricing

Kids Read Now is an affordable summer reading program that saves money by focusing on prevention rather than intervention.

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An affordable solution

 

At roughly 3% of the cost of a typical summer program, Kids Read Now can serve 33 students for the same cost of one student at a summer school/camp.

Prevention is less expensive
than intervention.

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Additional funding is available

Contact us to learn more about getting the services in your town.

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State Funds

Title I Part A
Title I Part C
Title II Part B

Future Funds

Use next year’s money to get started in the spring

Foundation

A $2 Billion foundation supports our efforts.

Greater Horizons Grant

The greater Horizons fund of the Kansas City foundation has committed more than a million dollars to significantly reduce the cost to school districts nationwide for the Kids Read Now summer program. It’s a one page application, with funds available on a first come, first served basis. Apply today!

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Recent News

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  • Why Fighting the Summer Slide Matters

    In the mid-19th century, students did not see anything like the modern summer break. The rise of the summer break in schools is a product of a shift from rural to urban living. Early cities were hot and dirty. Parents who could leave the city...

Transform your summer
reading program

 

Kids Read Now keeps your students passionate and engaged through the summer months. Request more information about how book choice shapes.

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