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Dictionaries will be dusted off as the 13th annual DeKalb County Community Spelling Bee is set to take place today. The event, which serves as DeKalb/Sycamore Altrusa International's largest annual fundraiser, will begin at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's
Written by Filed Under People relying on literacy training to pave the way to a better life may no longer need to despair about the loss of Tulares free literacy program. Some members of First Congregational United Church in Tulare are banding
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has selected ten literacy programs around Texas to receive grants totaling nearly $400,000. Neil Bush, who serves as the co-chair of the Foundation together with his wife Maria, announced the grants on
Neither high school nor college, adult literacy programs fall into a space away from the major categories of public education funding. Teachers and advocates say this can make it easy for budget writers to overlook instruction for adults in reading,
A federal government that is $15.6 trillion in debt is currently using its bully pulpit to run 16 different programs to teach citizens financial literacy, according to the Government Accountability Office, the accounting agency of the U.S...
The council has served all of Horry County for 36 years, helping adults improve their reading, mathematics, listening, writing, speaking and technology skills. We are proud to add the Horry County Literacy Council to our growing list of accredited
Redwood Credit Union will offer its sixth Financial Academy this March, a free high school financial literacy program that has graduated 172 students since it began in 2009. The program is conducted in partnership with the Sonoma County Office of
Written by Pamela Smith Hayford SW FL Parent & Child Filed Under Best-selling author Jeff Kinneyknown by our children as the creator of Diary of a Wimpy Kidis expected to make an appearance and sign books at Barnes & Noble Coconut Point from 6 to 8 p.
This content and other exclusive local content now require a subscription...With a background in communications, Nikita Graham wanted to use her skills to help people. After learning about Literacy Volunteers of Leon County, she said, it just clicked
Traditional FFL programs are really based on story time, said Lauren Meiklejohn, the coordinator in Menlo Park. Parents would sit with their children, have a story time, and then go home with the books. When Meiklejohn was hired in November 2010,