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A Reason to Celebrate

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2 million girls in Malawi miss 3-4 days of school every month, leading to poor grades and setting them up for failure.
Tina decided to act. Read all about it »

Is Writing Longhand Healthier?

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One researcher set out to answer this exact question. After conducting several studies and comparing them with subjects using a computer, the results are finally in! Read more »

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Give books to U.S. children in need.

Literacy is of primary importance in today's world. Yet in the United States, the majority of children from low-income families have no age-appropriate books in their homes or classrooms.

While children from middle-class U.S. families have engaged in an average of 1,000 to 1,700 hours of one-on-one reading time, children from low-income families have been exposed to an average of only 25 hours.

And while in middle-income neighborhoods the ratio of books per child is 13 to 1, in low-income neighborhoods the ratio is 1 age-appropriate book for every 300 children.*

* Statistics from First Book

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