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How Philadelphia Is Protecting ‘Children’s Right to Read’

More than 130 public and private organizations, including Wells Fargo, have come together to support Read by 4th, a citywide effort in Philadelphia to address on-track literacy.
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Karisa Barlow has always loved to read. So when she learned about an opportunity to advocate for literacy in Philadelphia and help kids discover their passion for reading, she jumped at the opportunity.

“I had that support to develop a love of reading early on, and a lot of what I’m doing is carrying on that example and sharing it with other people,” Barlow said. “I also worked as a special educator. This is a way to keep connecting with kids in my community and support education.”

Comerica Bank Teams with Beyond Basics to Support Literacy in Detroit Public Schools

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One of the most successful literacy programs for students in Detroit Public Schools received a boost from Comerica Bank and the Detroit Lions.

Through a partnership with the football team, Comerica Bank pledged $100 for every first down the Lions made at home games accumulating to $18,000. The gift supports Beyond Basics and their literacy programs.

Pamela Good, co-founder and CEO for Beyond Basics, says the program helps students have better outcomes not only in their education, but for the rest of their lives.

Partners in Education of Toledo Receives $25,000 FCA Foundation Grant to Support Youth Literacy

Funding helps provide critical one-to-one literacy tutoring to help K-3 students gain skills and confidence in reading and writing
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TOLEDO, Ohio, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Recently, Partners in Education was awarded a $25,000 grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC. The grant will support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program.

Truck of Books Event Gives 40,000 Books to Local Teachers

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Domtar joined forces with First Book and Classroom Central for the third annual Truck of Books event. The two-day literacy promotion offered 40,000 free books for teachers to share with students in Charlotte, North Carolina, including nearby York County, South Carolina.

Subaru of America President & CEO Joins Volunteers in Delivering 5,000 Books to Local Camden Schools

Automaker donates more than 5,000 books as part of the “Subaru Loves Learning” initiative
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CAMDEN, NJ, January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/Subaru of America is proud to announce a donation of more than 5,000 science books to twenty Camden schools, continuing the brand’s commitment to education as part of its Subaru Loves Learning initiative. Earlier this week, Subaru of America President and CEO, Thomas J. Doll, joined Acting State Superintendent Katrina McCombs, and Harry C.

Domtar Learning Lounge Opens in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania

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In today’s technology-driven world, we remain committed to the printed page. We also believe in promoting literacy among children. Most recently, our Johnsonburg Mill in Pennsylvania sponsored a new reading room, the Domtar Learning Lounge, to support literacy and learning at the Johnsonburg Area High School.

Discovery Education Joins Forces with ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ to Premiere First-Ever Movie Studio Inspired Virtual Field Trip Experience Launching Students Nationwide into an Immersive STEM and Literacy Journey

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-- ‘Discover the Spider-Verse’ Virtual Field Trip to Air on Nov. 29th Offering Students a STEM and Literacy-Packed Sneak Peek of the Movie ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ --

-- 5th to 9th Grade Students Across the Country to Explore Exciting STEM Careers in Film, Art and Production with MythBusters' Tory Belleci, ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ Writer and Producer Phil Lord, Producer Christopher Miller, and Actors Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson and Hailee Steinfeld --

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-- ‘Discover the Spider-Verse’ Virtual Field Trip to Air on Nov. 29th Offering Students a STEM and Literacy-Packed Sneak Peek of the Movie ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ --

-- 5th to 9th Grade Students Across the Country to Explore Exciting STEM Careers in Film, Art and Production with MythBusters' Tory Belleci, ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ Writer and Producer Phil Lord, Producer Christopher Miller, and Actors Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson and Hailee Steinfeld --

Duke Energy Foundation Boosts South Carolina Students, Teachers and Workforce Through $660,000 in Grants

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  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State
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  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State

Duke Energy Connects Students and Educators with STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Opportunities in North Carolina

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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas
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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas

Duke Energy Energizes Ohio and Kentucky with Nearly $600,000 in STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Grants

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  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500
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  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500

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