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February 28, 2016

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Students, Educators and Parents Love the Poetry Program Students “The poetry program has helped me change because like when I’m doing writing and reading, it has questions about poetry and instead of not understanding it I actually understand it now and I have a way of writing without sounding really boring. I write words that […]

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Word of the Day

myopia

Word Formnoun
DefinitionA visual defect in which distant objects appear blurred because their images are focused in front of the retina rather than on it; nearsightedness.
Synonymsnearsightedness, shortsightedness
UsageBy the time she was 30, her myopia had gotten so bad that she was declared legally blind.

September is National Literacy Month

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Carolyn West

September is National Literacy Month.  Please help us to give the great gift of literacy to children in need by purchasing the Voice2Youth Poetry & Art youth anthology.  Your purchase will be used to help end the literacy deficits in urban, minority and impoverished communities.

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Famous Quotes about the Importance of Literacy

We must transform the way America deals with illiteracy and invest in our future.”  -Jeb Bush

 

“Literacy and Education in a 21st-Century Economy”

This isn’t just another education debate where the answer lies somewhere between more money and less bureaucracy. It’s a responsibility that begins at home – one that we need to take on before our kids ever step foot in a classroom; one that we need to carry through well into their teenage years.

That’s because literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy we’re living in today. – President Barack Obama