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Kevin Swanson

High School Kids Aren’t Reading - The Greatest Academic Decline in our History

September 3, 2018
00:00 30:16

We look at the greatest social shifts of the last 40 years. The cohabitation rate is through the ceiling. The male-to-female ratio has dropped like a rock. But, the greatest social shift is the academic decline in reading among high schoolers - a 75% decline in 25 years! Only 2% of Sophomores are reading, and 16% of seniors would read a book. Readers are leaders. And, Christians must be readers. Our Christian children must not get stuck in mass-diversion, minimal attention span culture. The flashing screens, the texting, the 14 second attention span isn’t going to work, especially if you are going to study God’s work and take it into your heart and mind.

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Heard in all 50 states and over 60 countries around the world, Generations Radio brings a fast and fresh perspective to issues touching Christian families. From cultural commentary and movie reviews to education and homeschooling, Generations Radio has it every day - all from a distinctively biblical worldview

About Kevin Swanson

Kevin Swanson is the host of Generations Radio and a homeschool father of five children. Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 1970's, Kevin went on to run for US Senate and has since traveled around the US and world speaking on the family, education, and biblical worldview. As the Director of Generations with Vision, Kevin has a passion for faith, family, and freedom in the 21st Century.

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