City will hire 100 reading coaches to kick off of universal literacy initiative

New York City’s push to have every third-grade student reading on grade level will begin with a hundred educators dispatched to coach reading teachers in key districts, officials said Thursday. The first step in the city’s universal literacy program — … Continue reading →
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Reading Works aims to raise $24 million for adult literacy

Buy Photo Volunteer tutor Marjorie Paone explains to a Detroit Free Press reporter how she helps Shanda Moses 30 of Detroit with her reading class organized by the Dominican Literacy Center/Reading Works at the Samaritan Center in Detroit on Friday … Continue reading →
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Community Partners Host “Reading Fun in the Park!” to Encourage Children's Literacy

Several community partners in Perry County came together to host the “Reading Fun in the Park!” event at Perry County Park on Tuesday, May 10, including Save the Children, Reach Out and Read, Perry County Public Library, Perry County Schools, … Continue reading →
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The Gift Of Literacy; Until Every Child Can Read! Book Donation Tour (25.05.2016)

Literacy is one of the greatest gifts a person could receive – Jen Selinsky My name is Lami Phillips; an award winning recording artiste, Actress, UN Envoy, Oxfam Ambassador and Educationist. I would like to draw your attention to the literacy … Continue reading →
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Read It and Eat: Program Combines Early Literacy and Healthy Eating

At the Native Health facilities in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, you can get literacy with lunch in a program called Read It and Eat—a combination of early literacy and cooking classes designed to address some of the health concerns facing Native … Continue reading →
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Dollar General promotes literacy initiative in local Charleston schools, organizations

  Related Coverage Goodlettsville, Tenn. – On May 13, 2016, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $24,000 to Charleston area organizations to help fund programs aimed at supporting youth, family and summer literacy programs. These local grant awards are part of over … Continue reading →
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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Local Grants

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Thursday awarded Northside Neighborhood House and Friends of the Zoo, Inc., both of Chattanooga, grants in the amount of $8,000 and $2,000, respectively to support local literacy programs.  These local grants are part of … Continue reading →
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Massey lecturer identifies key to child literacy

Matching kids reading material to their family culture and interests can quickly improve literacy, Massey University has found. Integrating a child’s family culture and personal interests into their reading material can significantly improve literacy standards, a new study has found. … Continue reading →
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New summer camp model emphasizes literacy - Florida Times

The Jacksonville Children’s Commission and the Jacksonville Journey are implementing a new, literacy-focused summer camp model that could impact the way future camps are structured. The seven camp locations will serve 500 first-through-third-grade students, and will include at least 45 … Continue reading →
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