Inside Look: Progress of literacy program ‘Providence Talks’

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Jaden Cox is a 16-month-old child from in a low-income Providence family whose vocabulary, studies show, may be 30 million words lighter than his average middle-class peer’s by the time he turns 4.

Jaden and his sister, 6-month-old Jaiven, are members of the group of children Providence Mayor Angel Taveras’ administration targeted when they devised Providence Talks last year…

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