Tag: literacy

The importance of reading and reading during the African-American Read-In

The importance of reading and reading during the African-American Read-In

| February 7, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Yes, there is an African-American Read-In! Just like, there is a “Read-In for Peace” that occurs in January, and a “Read across America” sponsored by the National Education Association in March. “The African-American Read-In,” which has been sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English for more than 26 years […]

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‘Four-letter word’ essential to solving nation’s reading crisis

‘Four-letter word’ essential to solving nation’s reading crisis

| January 27, 2015

  Fort Wayne native Caroline Brewer discusses healing power of love FORT WAYNE—What is the key to curing America’s reading crisis and helping two-thirds of America’s children become proficient readers?  A four-letter word, says Fort Wayne native and author Caroline Brewer. That word is LOVE. This insight comes from her new book, “Parent Power: How […]

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Literacy Alliance seeking volunteers

| March 7, 2014

  FORT WAYNE—The Literacy Alliance needs additional volunteers to help tutor and prepare adults for the high school equivalency exam by teaching adults or helping with other tasks. “The Literacy Alliance has always been a volunteer-driven organization. With the addition of two new learning centers, we need even more volunteers now,”  said Laura Taliaferro, volunteer […]

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