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2011-05-25 08:30:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing education and media company, today announced that 43 U.S. Governors' Spouses (to date) have signed on as "Reading Ambassadors," to encourage children in their states to read more books this summer, a proven way for students to maintain their reading skills while they are out of school for summer vacation. This is the third year of their involvement as part of the Scholastic Summer Challenge(TM), and the...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.