How Free Eyeglasses Are Boosting Test Scores in Baltimore

Could the persistent gap in reading performance between poor students and wealthier ones be closed if poor students were given eyeglasses? Researchers that found that reading proficiency improved significantly for second and third graders who were given eyeglasses compared with the children who did not need them. Armed with these research findings, Vision for Baltimore, a mobile vision clinic began visiting to schools across Baltimore to provide free screenings and eyeglasses.Read More

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