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Barbara Bush Foundation Presents “Champion for Literacy” Award to Senator Lamar Alexander

Press Release | Washington, D.C. – Senator Lamar Alexander received the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s “Champion for Literacy” award during the National Celebration of Reading. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Releases Guide to Encourage Focus on Literacy in Afterschool Programs

Press Release | Washington, D.C. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has released a new practice guide, “Extending and Enhancing Literacy Learning in Afterschool Programs,” to help afterschool providers nationwide incorporate literacy skill development into their programs. […]

Bestselling Authors to Appear at Barbara Bush Foundation’s National Celebration of Reading in Washington, D.C.

Press Release | Washington, D.C. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will host its second National Celebration of Reading on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. […]

Adult Charter Schools: Creating Economic Opportunities for America’s Families

As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure that Americans of all ages have access to educational opportunities, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has released a new paper focused on the expansion of adult charter schools. Adult Charter Schools: Creating Economic Opportunities for America’s Families highlights the immense need for more adult education opportunities, […]

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Commits to Three Years of Strategic Support for Struggling Elementary School Readers in Jackson, Mississippi

Press Release | Jackson, Mississippi – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will provide its nationally recognized Teen Trendsetters™ reading mentoring program in Jackson Public Schools for an additional three years, thanks to a generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Presents “Champion for Literacy” Award to Carol Jenkins Barnett

Press Release | Bonita Springs, Fla. – Carol Jenkins Barnett, philanthropist, education supporter, and president and chairman of Publix Super Markets Charities, was honored with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s “Champion for Literacy” award. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Joins Voices for Literacy

Press Release | Washington, D.C. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is proud to announce the creation of Voices for Literacy. […]

Lori Wachs Appointed to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s Investment Committee

Press Release | Tallahassee, FL – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce that Lori Wachs has joined the nonprofit’s Investment Committee. […]

Barbara and George H.W. Bush Share How, Over 50 Years, Their Christmas Card Has Gone to the Dogs

Tierney McAfee | People – It’s a holiday tradition for proud parents to show off photos of their kids in Christmas cards to friends and family — and 50 years ago, Barbara and George H.W. Bush took full advantage of that opportunity. […]

Talk With Me Baby

The Barbara Bush Foundation is proud to be advocating further for childhood literacy in our recent partnership with Talk With Me Baby™, a Georgia-based early learning initiative. TWMB is a public action campaign aimed at coaching parents and caregivers on “Language Nutrition”—language rich in engagement, quality, quantity, and context that nourishes the child neurologically, socially, and linguistically. […]

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