Reading program pairing food with books gets underway: Local elementary schools see increased turnout for third-grade reading’s Munch and More

The third grade reading initiative kicked off its Munch and More program at Anson Elementary this week. The program is spearheaded by the summer learning loss task force – one of three tasks forces that also includes school readiness and attendance – of the Spread the Words-Read by Third campaign that earned Marshalltown All-America City designation.

Read the full story in today’s Marshalltown Times-Republican.