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Literacy program celebrates 100th high school graduate

Winter Haven Sun | Charles A. Baker III – Coverage of the Family Literacy Academy of Lake Wales, Florida, which was established with a grant from the Barbara Bush Foundation.

Transforming Lives through Literacy: Kayla’s Story

Chief Mission Officer Becky Dyer shares her memories of Barbara Bush’s special connection to family literacy students, and a moving story from a young mom whose life was transformed through literacy.

Barbara Bush’s Big Idea

“What Would Barbara Do?” It’s a question that Anita B. McBride, former Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush, asks herself daily. Anita shares about what First Lady Barbara Bush meant to her, as well as the impact of Mrs. Bush’s legacy of improving American lives through literacy.

Communities Competition News: Cleveland Literacy Cooperative Challenge

WKYC recently highlighted an Ohio-based team competing in the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition. View the full story here.  

America is facing a silent crisis. It’s time to address low literacy.

One in every six adults in America struggles with low literacy. It’s time to address this silent crisis. Read more from our President and CEO, British A. Robinson […]

Reading One on One

Tampa Bay Times | Marlene Sokol – Coverage of one of our Teen Trendsetters programs in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Award-Winning Smartphone Game ‘Codex’ Is Teaching North Texans To Read

Coverage of our Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE by KERA News.

Barbara Bush Foundation Celebrates State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant Benefiting Polk County Public Schools

Press Release | Mulberry, Fla. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy gathered local educators and students at Kingsford Elementary School on Thursday, April 11, to celebrate the Teen Trendsetters™ program. […]

XPRIZE, Barbara Bush Foundation and Dollar General Literacy Foundation Announce Finalists, Award Milestone Prizes in $1 Million Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition

Press Release | Los Angeles, California – XPRIZE, in partnership with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, today announced finalist teams, including recipients of its milestone prizes, in its $1 million Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition. […]

Advancing American Literacy

Opinion | Washington Times – Honorary Chair Doro Bush Koch discusses her mother’s legacy of literacy and the Barbara Bush Foundation’s commitment to fulfilling that legacy as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
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