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2014-09-16 12:25:48

RDA and the Reader's Digest Foundation to Support Proven Programs and Raise Awareness of Critical "Make or Break" Third Grade Reading Marker NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Association today announced the launch of the R.E.A.D. Together campaign in partnership with the Reader's Digest Foundation, a four-year commitment to provide a combination of financial and marketing assistance to promote parent involvement in childhood literacy. Research has shown that a...

2014-09-08 23:05:06

Partnership focused on using technology tools to increase sustainability and scalability of successful school-based literacy program Denver, CO. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Reading In Motion and CauseLabs today announced their partnership to pursue new ways of sustainability through technology tools so more teachers and schools can use the music and drama literacy program to inspire students to read at their full potential and start them on the path for a lifetime of successful learning....

2014-09-04 08:27:32

Grants available to libraries to fund programs and resources for adult English language learners in Dollar General communities CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With assistance of a $327,512 grant awarded from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to the American Library Association, libraries are now eligible to apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to support programs aimed at enhancing adult literacy through The American Dream Starts @ your library®...

2014-08-31 23:04:40

The Literacy for Every Adult Program (LEAP) of the Richmond Public Library to host event raising awareness of the literacy issue and celebrating 30 years of service to the Richmond Community. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This September, California Library Literacy Services, a program of the California State Library, celebrates 30 years of changing the lives of low-literate adults and their families. Since its inception, California’s Library Literacy Services has helped nearly a...

2014-08-26 23:17:09

Harrison County now has a total of 30 AWE Early Literacy Stations™— which provide computer skills, school readiness, and early learning fun for young children— throughout its library system. Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Harrison County Library System in Gulfport, Miss., has added nine new Early Literacy Stations™ to its library system. They are all Bilingual Spanish editions. With the addition of these nine AWE Early Literacy Station touchscreen computers, the Harrison...

2014-08-14 23:09:03

Library adds a total of 11 Early Literacy Station™ and 8 AfterSchool Edge™ touchscreen computers, which provide hundreds of early learning activities, school-readiness support, homework help, and self-guided learning for young children Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System in Elko, Nev., has announced the acquisition of 19 all-in-one touchscreen computers for children from AWE. The new AWE computers, which include 11 Early Literacy Station™...

2014-08-11 23:06:55

Debt Consolidation USA highlights in a recent article published last August 6, 2014 how America’s youth are having problems learning financial literacy. The article shares some data that supports the lack of financial literacy among the youth discusses how important financial knowledge is for young people. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA highlights in a recent article published last August 6, 2014 how America’s youth are having problems...

2014-07-30 23:12:41

The 2014-15 competitive grant from the OSDE will fund the expansion of the Literacy First Framework to more than 25 Oklahoma school districts. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In recognition of many years of documented improvement in academic achievement in Oklahoma schools, Catapult Learning has been awarded a $1.29 million grant from the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) for the 2014-15 school year. The grant awarded to Catapult Learning, the nation’s leading provider of...

2014-07-23 23:22:51

Local Dentist and staff from Dental 2000 gathered with other leading colleagues for the semi-annual MGE Benefit Dinner where funds were raised to provide hundreds of thousands of books to youth in a frontal assault on one of the major sources of economic destruction in America. Totowa, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Larry Kaplan and concerned leading dentists from across the nation gathered at the MGE Management Experts Benefit Dinner May 30, in St. Petersburg, FL. Government officials and...

2014-07-09 12:20:32

National Mobile Literacy Program Provides Free Books to Children in the Community BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile literacy program and CITGO Fueling Good winner Bess the Book Bus continued its national tour with stops across Indiana in May. Bess, with support from local CITGO Marketers Freedom Oil Company and C&S Inc., delivered free books and promoted childhood literacy by reading aloud to pre-K and kindergarten students in Bloomington and Warsaw. More...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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