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A helping hand: Middle school students mentor elementary children

Valley Morning Star | Travis M. Whitehead – The children talked excitedly as they poured into the classroom.

They headed straight toward their mentors, eighth graders from Coakley Middle School. The mentors had brought colorful curriculum books to help the first graders at Sam Houston Elementary work on their reading. […]

Doro Bush Koch: A foundation showing that reading is still fundamental

Doro Bush Koch | The Dallas Morning News – At 90, my mom Barbara Bush has lived a fulfilling and fascinating life and now spends her days reading to and caring for my father. Yet she continues to worry about the future of our children, especially in the Dallas and Greater Fort Worth area, where less than 48 percent of third-grade students passed the reading component of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness. […]

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