The Chapters LINKS TO LITERACY PROGRAM is a national initiative that impacts literacy at Dayton Public Schools grades Kindergarten thru 3rd grade. The program provides resources in the area of literacy, the arts, health and wellness, national trends and international trends to improve students’ achievement.
Promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and eliminate chronic health disparities within the minority community through education, health advocacy and utilization of health care resources.
Promote early literacy and closing the academic achievement gaps. The curriculum developed gives both teachers and students personal libraries, students receive on average of four books, and teachers on average of 50 books each year.
Addresses economic, and social inequalities in the areas of finance, education, housing, violence prevention, health, and political influence in our communities, by delivering and sustaining transformational programs.
Expand art activities through integration of the arts and literacy to help close the achievement gap. In partnership with outside organizations to provide live performances that directly align with students including, jazz, dance, music, opera and drama.