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2013-09-23 12:23:07

Donation Augments $150,000 David M. Rubenstein Prize Presented to Reach Out and Read by the Library of Congress NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study found that having books in the home and parents as reading role-models have a positive impact on children's reading frequency.* To encourage all families to read to and with their children and to help more low-income families build home libraries, Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and...

2013-07-09 08:27:13

Schools across the country join Scholastic Inc. and Reach Out and Read to combine reading and family fun ATLANTA, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Primrose Schools, The Leader in Educational Child Care(®), is celebrating summer with a unique National Open House Event, taking place at all 260-plus Primrose schools across the country on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110525/NY08237LOGO ) The early literacy celebration is part of a...

2011-12-12 10:57:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign, ONE MILLION BOOKPRINTS FOR ONE MILLION BOOKS, kicks off today, inviting readers of all ages to create a "Bookprint" at the online community, youarewhatyouread.com. For every Bookprint created, Scholastic Book Clubs will donate a new book to a child in need (up to one million books). Books will be distributed through the national school readiness initiative Reach Out and Read. (Logo:...

2010-09-14 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The students, staff and families from Primrose Schools nationwide announce the donation of $195,000 to Reach Out and Read, a non-profit that partners with doctors to prepare America's youngest children to succeed in school. Over the past five years, the family of over 200 Primrose Schools has donated more than $831,000 to support Reach Out and Read's literacy efforts. Research shows that children who have not developed some basic literacy skills by the...