Only 14% of students say they read for fun. Here's what they're missing

By Mark Brodie
Published: Monday, August 28, 2023 - 11:11am

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The percentage of students who say they read for fun has dropped again.

According to the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress report only 14% of students say they read for fun every day. That’s down three percentage points from 2020 and down 13 over the last decade.

And that’s troubling to Jeffrey Cohen, dean of humanities at Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

He joined The Show to talk more about this.

Jeffrey Cohen
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