Grand Rapids's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Grand Rapids, Michigan | WZZM13.com
13 Reads, KDL and Independent Bank
13 ON YOUR SIDE and Independent Bank have come together to present the Kent District Library with funds that will improve community literacy.
The check presentation is part of a literacy initiative started by 13 OYS called 13 Reads. It's designed to create a community of readers and improve the literacy rate in West Michigan.
Education leaders say Michigan is in a "literary crisis," with the state's third grade students testing on the lower end of the 50 states nationally during the M-STEP or National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP).
WZZM would like to send you push notifications about the latest news and weather.
Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings.