Springfield children clock over 500,000 summer reading minutes … so far – masslive.com

When Molly Goren-Watts asked a roomful of children how many times they think kids in Springfield have read this summer, she got a wide range of answers.  “One thousand or more!”  “Fifteen!”  “Ten thousand!”  The actual count was way higher. So far this summer, Springfield children have read 27,919 times at 20 minutes a session, amounting to 558,380 minutes of page-turning as part of the Springfield Reads to Build a Better World summer reading project. The results were announced at an assembly Tuesday at Central High School.

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