Funding helps provide critical one-to-one literacy tutoring to help K-3 students gain skills and confidence in reading and writing
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.
by Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
I love getting to meet and learn from innovators from all walks of life. When people from diverse backgrounds — geographically, culturally, ethnically or professionally — come together to address social challenges, the results are awe-inspiring.
That’s what I love most about our AT&T Aspire Accelerator. We believe we found the most promising entrepreneurs from all over the country, with varied backgrounds, who offer solutions to problems they’ve personally seen or experienced in education.
When kids love to read, you want to make sure they have access to books they’ll love. But recommending the right books is a complex and time consuming process, and even when the best books are identified, many families and schools can’t afford to buy them. Enter Mia Learning, which uses machine learning to match kids with books, strengthening self-directed reading skills while building kids’ personal libraries.
Summer Reading Program Encourages Students to Find a Love of Reading, Preparing them for the Workforce during Summer Reading Challenge
This summer, Epsilon is partnering with the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club to promote childhood engagement through reading even when they’re not in school. Reading doesn’t have to stop when summer starts! Children who read during the summer months are better prepared when school starts again in the fall, and Epsilon understands the importance of this academic readiness. Epsilon has been a supporter of this program for the past few years and is honored to serve as the presenting sponsor for a program that has such an impact on children in the Dallas community.
Learning begins at a young age, and it’s important that future generations are ready for school even before they set foot in a classroom. Who would think that–of any organization–Subaru would be one to make that happen? Subaru gives back to communities in many ways, cleaning up the environment and finding homes for animals. But one of the most important missions of Subaru is to improve education by supporting classrooms and providing resources.
Since launching our award-winning Soar with Reading program in 2011, JetBlue has provided more than $2.25 million worth of books to children in need throughout out our network. This is no small feat. Countless crewmembers, community leaders and customers have helped as we set out to encourage kids’ imaginations to take flight through our reading network.
On September 8, 2016, 100 students from Kipp Central City Primary, an elementary school in New Orleans, enjoyed a day of fun aboard the Carnival Triumph for the first-ever “Read & Rise” literacy day to celebrate their reading achievements as winners of the school’s summer reading challenge.
Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project represents an expanded global commitment to literacy and reading. While one in five Americans have participated in the BOOK IT! literacy program, there are communities locally in the U.S. and all over the world that still need help. As a result, Pizza Hut has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise organization representing the largest network of educators serving kids in need, to implement a year-round fundraising effort.
Turning pages helps Rays starter Chris Archer turn around lives.
The tall, lean right-hander came across Paulo Coelho’s allegorical novel “The Alchemist” a few years ago. Drawing inspiration from the story about a shepherd named Santiago’s journey to fulfill his destiny, Archer created the Archway Foundation as a way to use his platform as a baseball player to positively impact lives.
The Archway Foundation’s mission is to help people bridge the gap between limitations and reaching goals. Archer employs this mission by teaching what he does best – baseball.
TAMPA, Fla. – March 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Hundreds of elementary school students in the Tampa, Fla. area are benefitting this school year from The Miguel Show’s Book Adventures program, sponsored by CITGO Petroleum Corporation’s Tampa Terminal. From March through May, local radio station Hot 101.5 FM morning show hosts Miguel and Holly are visiting five local public schools to conduct read-alouds and activities with the students, while long-time CITGO partner Bess the Book Bus provides the students with brand new, free books.