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Paul Pepper: Andrew Grabau, Heart of Missouri United Way, "Literacy Kits"

'Literacy kits' are on their way to 1st and 2nd graders in high poverty areas (with low ELA MAP scores) because "we know that if kids read 20 minutes a day outside of the classroom that they will achieve higher levels of reading proficiency and higher success in academics." Guest: ANDREW GRABAU, Heart of Missouri United Way executive director September 7, 2021

Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of Views of the News and Radio Friends with Paul Pepper.
Paul Pepper has been a fixture on the mid-Missouri airwaves since 1969. He started hosting Radio Friends with Paul Pepper in 2009 after a remarkable 40-year on-air career at KOMU-TV.
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