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“This is an urgent situation. This is a crisis situation, and we as adults have a job to do, and I hope all of us … invest in our children, and most importantly, continue to read to our children, so they can graduate from the third grade.”

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-Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, during “Rally for Reading,” on getting third graders to read on par with their peers or being held back under the Alabama Literacy Act, birminghamtimes.com, Aug. 29