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High school reading mentors help elementary students improve their skills

Michele Miller | Tampa Bay Times | Hudson – Each Thursday when school lets out at Hudson High, Santos and a group of peers in the Teen Trendsetters program make the short trek to the elementary school. There, younger students carrying their own bags filled with books and reading comprehension worksheets eagerly await the arrival of their reading mentors. […]

Celebration of reading in SWFL kicks off with young essayists

Melhor Leonor| Naples Daily News | Bonita Springs – The celebration is sponsored by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and was hosted at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. The event centered around 12 students from Collier and Lee counties, winners of the student writing and art contest sponsored by the foundation, which received over 1,000 entries. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Celebrates Literacy In Bonita Springs

Naples Herold | Bonita Springs, FL – With the state’s First Lady, Ann Scott, looking on, author Drew Daywalt shared the story behind his New York Times Bestseller, “The Day the Crayons Quit.” […]

Barbara Bush foundation, X Prize aim to boost adult literacy

WMTW 8 | Kennebunkport, ME – X Prize announced this week that 109 teams from 15 countries are competing for the $7 million prize tied to the former first lady. The goal is to develop mobile software that […]

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