It’s back-to-school time. In the upcoming weeks, children across the country will be asked this quintessential question: “What did you do this summer?” The answer for nearly 3,000 Baltimore elementary students may surprise you.
In the spirit of Let’s Read. Let’s Move., Atlanta is tackling the challenge to keep kids’ brains and bodies active through the new Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, which will host a series of events across the city that cater to the community’s young readers.
What does "active citizenship" mean for first- and second-generation Korean Americans? What's their role in addressing social problems in their own communities? This student wants to help LA-area youth figure that out.
When NEA teachers get together for their annual conference, they don't just go to meetings. This June, over 400 college students and retired teachers affiliated with the National Education Association pitched in to revitalize an elementary school in San Diego.
These Target team members are putting their skills to work for local kids to promote education and literacy. How could you use your own talents to support a community project?
These local kids aren't letting summer pass them by - they're taking action to keep learning and to make their community better.
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.
Rain or shine, we show up to parks on Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons to read to anyone who wants to listen.
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?
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