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Exercise 6 - Towards academic reading
Read the paragraph and answer the question below.
Closing the Gaps

Educators believe that appropriate programs can close the gaps between academic achievements of children from rich families and what children from poor families achieve at school. Appropriate programs provide safe and nurturing environments and are specially designed to ensure that children learn the skills they need in order to succeed at school. These programs focus on teaching children complex thinking skills, and give them many hours of listening to stories to develop their comprehension skills.
Click on the ONE correct answer that best completes this sentence:

The main idea of this paragraph is that appropriate programs for small children can ...

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