Democratizing Digital Literacy: Adobe Unveils Readability Research Partnerships at MAX


From Adobe’s invention of the PDF, to its status as an open standard today, the whole world relies on the ubiquitous PDF to communicate, connect, and absorb information. This is especially critical today in education, where remote learning and digital innovation are not only changing the way teachers teach, but also how students learn. As a champion of creativity as an essential component of digital literacy, it gives us immense pride to share the progress Adobe is making toward better readability for all.

CNH Industrial Bank and Case IH Take Online Literacy Project to Schools in Mato Grosso, Brazil


CNH Industrial, CNH Industrial Bank and the Company’s global agricultural brand Case IH, in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, came together to deliver over 600 books to schools. The following schools. EMEBC Benedita Xavier Rodrigues, EMEB Fábio Firmino Leite and EMEB Rafael Rueda from Cuiabá (MT), received the books through the Sacola Literária project, developed by VR Projetos Culturais e Sociais.

Coronavirus: Connecting to Online Educational Resources for Children


JetBlue remains committed to helping kids’ imaginations take flight. As most school districts across the U.S. are closed indefinitely, parents and teachers are looking for options to keep students engaged in learning. Education partners from both the JetBlue Foundation and our award winning Soar with Reading initiative have provided free tools and tips for schools, teachers, and students in the areas of STEM and Literacy.

Domtar Employees Give Back Through 1K Your Way Giving Campaign


Our 1K Your Way giving campaign enabled 20 employees from coast to coast to direct $1,000 Domtar grants to important causes in their areas. These grants are in addition to the millions of dollars and thousands of volunteer hours that Domtar has given corporately to improve literacy and learning, health and wellness, and sustainability in the areas where we operate. We’ll be highlighting these grants throughout the year.

Comerica Bank, KPMG's Family for Literacy Donates 4,000 New Books to Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy


Comerica Bank and its community partner KPMG’s Family for Literacy Dallas donated 4,000 new books to Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy library on Thursday, Jan. 30.  Former Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young also participated in the literacy event, helping Comerica and KPMG volunteers sort genres in the library and hand out fiction books to more than 400 eighth graders to take home for their personal collection. 

International Paper Debuts Original Children’s Book as Part of Accent On: Reading Program


Apollo the Spacedog is printed on Accent® Opaque and enhanced with augmented reality. To help launch the book, International Paper is working with local schools and literacy partners to connect kids with reading buddies in the form of shelter animals that are up for adoption. 

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Apollo the Spacedog is printed on Accent® Opaque and enhanced with augmented reality. To help launch the book, International Paper is working with local schools and literacy partners to connect kids with reading buddies in the form of shelter animals that are up for adoption. 

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.

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


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


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.


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