child literacy

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The Soar With Reading initiative is providing kids in low-income neighborhoods with book vending machines and free books to help lift child literacy.
Education
Debate in early childhood education has largely shifted from the kindergarten to the pre-kindergarten. A lot of attention has been paid to the question, "Does Head Start work?"
Parenting
“Reading takes you beyond the easy way to communicate,” he said. “It takes you to another world and challenges you.” This
Impact
Two years ago, The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Since we began, 50 more individuals and families have joined in.
Impact
So come on all you Bilbo Baggins, Captain Ahabs, Harry Potters, Anne of Green Gables and Katniss Everdeens. I know you are out there and we need you to win this one. Because how this story ends affects us all.
Parenting
The third-grader took the Internet by storm last week with her impassioned speech about the value of books, as part of a
Good News
Dozens of students and teachers watched Gist and teacher Drew Madden jump out of a plane in Middletown, R.I. Gist says she
Books
It's safe to say that I've always been a big reader. I can clearly remember the first time I sat and read a full book, when everything just clicked. It was magical.
Impact
It's back-to-school month with no letup in our country's interminable decline into child illiteracy and obesity.
Books
Holding up a copy of "Where the Wild Things Are," Shao spoke excitedly in a voice that placed her own childhood somewhere
Impact
Performing poetry gives us the chance to take our fragmented stories and make them sources of sharing and teaching -- things that unite rather than divide.