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Barbara Bush Foundation announces Celebration of Reading student essay contest

By Susan James – Chief Marketing Officer Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce the Florida Celebration of Reading Writing Contest, open to middle and high school students in Southwest Florida, including Lee, Charlotte, Collier and Hendry counties. Hosted annually by Gov. Jeb Bush and […]

Making strides on literacy in Maine

Collaborative programs in Portland, Waterville and Lewiston are working at the elementary-school level.
Liza McFadden | Tallahassee, Fla. — When I recently interviewed a candidate for a communications position, the candidate sincerely asked, “Who can be against literacy?” I almost fell off my chair, as I’m convinced that the stigma associated with low literacy keeps […]

Maine Voices: Lack of literacy is a hurdle, but community-driven strides can be made

Collaborative programs in Portland, Waterville and Lewiston are working at the elementary-school level.
Liza McFadden | Tallahassee, Fla. — When I recently interviewed a candidate for a communications position, the candidate sincerely asked, “Who can be against literacy?” I almost fell off my chair, as I’m convinced that the stigma associated with low literacy keeps […]

Luncheon honors Bush literacy group on its 25th anniversary – Palm Beach Daily News

Shannon Donnelly | Daily News Society Editor — The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy was in town for a week in November, thanking supporters while celebrating its 25th anniversary. The special guest was Barbara Bush’s daughter, Dorothy “Doro” Bush Koch. The event took place Nov. 20 […]

Literacy legacy: Bush foundation celebrates 25th anniversary – Palm Beach Daily News

NOTABLES | A Weekly Journal of Society, Charity & Service — During her time as First Lady of the United States, Barbara Bush worked tirelessly to create a nationwide conversation that would have a long-lasting effect and leave a legacy that communicated the power of literacy. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. Two years ago, […]

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