Kids who don't read proficiently by 4th grade are 4 times as likely to drop out of school.
Reading books (for pleasure, not school) improves literacy rates, prevent dropouts, and decrease, "No, but I saw the movie."
Some books banned by schools are proven to get students hooked on reading -- probably because they're (gasp!) more interesting.
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