Nearly 800 million people in the world cannot read. This is only one story.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius knows how important early childhood literacy is. Do you?
What happens to those elementary students who do not need special education, but need additional help in the classroom? Darlene, a former teacher, asked that question and decided to take action.
Broward in south Florida is known for more than just hanging chads! Families get books and encouragement to keep reading, and PTA commits to staying engaged.
Libraries across the country provide opportunities for young people to stay engaged this summer. The Department of Education is fighting summer learning loss and asking all Americans to help children and youth develop a passion for reading. What will you do?
These ten men are answering the president's call to service from within the walls of their correctional facility. Hear what they have to say.
Can you imagine a program where teachers have to submit grant proposals to their students? Check out how these middle-schoolers in Florida are taking charge of their education and their communities.
A 15 year old sophomore at Great Oak High School in Temecula, contacted Melissa, the Unit Director at the Great Oak Clubhouse in Temecula, CA. She was looking for a community service project that would truly have impact on the community and make a difference for children in her own town.
The blind leading the young: DC area woman can't see, but she can read, and she tutors kids to help prevent summer learning loss.
Unemployment is around 10% in Wyandotte County, Kansas, so many families have a hard time getting all the school supplies their kids need to start the new school year. On August 1, a team of more than 100 volunteers from several community organizations distributed school supplies to nearly 4,000 students.
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