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April 23, 2014

National Poetry Month Poem

Change Your World by: Brian Tracy You cannot change the world, But you can present the world with one improved person – Yourself. You can go to work on yourself to make yourself Into the kind of person you admire and respect. You can become a role model and set a standard for others. You […]

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Word of the Day

compensable

Word Formadjective
DefinitionBeing such as to entitle or warrant compensation.
Synonymsremunerative, paying, salaried, stipendiary
UsageOnce I traded my unpaid internship for a compensable job, I was able to move out of my parents" house into a place of my own.

September is National Literacy Month

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Carolyn West No Comments

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