"[My son’s] self-esteem has improved a lot. He is more enthusiastic about school and school work. Yesterday, he had commented that he was the first to finish his schoolwork at his after-care program. [My son] has moved up a level in reading. The strategies at the VLC have helped in progress in reading. Schoolwork is no longer a struggle with him. He seems to enjoy it and can do his work independently. We are looking forward to continued progress and are happy we are now moving forward.”