Summer reading classes are offered by the Institute of Reading Development (IRD) in partnership with Westside Extension. These reading programs have been offered by Westside Extension here at West Los Angeles College for nearly 15 years. In program 20 for entering 12th graders and adults, the average student will learn to comprehend and retain more while reading materials two to four times faster. Learn the best way to improve vocabulary, study textbooks, take notes and prepare for tests. Mastery of these skills will make it easier to complete assignments quickly and get better grades. $39 material fee due at registration. To register, contact the IRD at 1-800-964-8888 and mention that you saw the class in the Westside Extension schedule.