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Longer School Day In Some Florida Schools Boosts Reading Levels

Two years ago, Florida required 100 of its lowest-performing elementary schools to add an extra hour each day to use the time for reading instruction. The program has produced good results.

02/12/2014

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High-Tech Helps Kids With Reading Disabilities

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Kids who can’t read traditional books fall behind from the first day of school. Those with disabilities often must wait months for audio-books or a school employee to scan texts or convert […]

11/22/2011

(Joe Eastman, a volunteer at the Center for Literacy, gives Mayuko Tanaka some help with English comprehension.   Credit:  Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Helping People Learn To Read and Speak English

Joe Eastman is a retired military man and a volunteer tutor at the Center for Literacy in Philadelphia.

09/25/2011

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