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  • Students at J. Wallace James will take part in national reading challenge

    March 1, 2012 11:02 AM

    Scott, LA Students at J. Wallace James are reading in the halls, reading in the malls, preparing to take part in "Read The Most From Coast To Coast," on March 2, 2012, Dr. Seuss's Birthday. "Read The Most From Coast To Coast," a national reading event set for March... more »
  • From Elementary Reading Level To LSU

    January 19, 2011 8:21 PM

    Kenny Hilliard was a star on the football field at Patterson High but he struggled as a student. Hilliard read on a third grade level his freshman year of highschool until he was introduced to elementary level reading program called "Fast Forword". "At one time I couldn't read a book... more »
  • 256th Participates in "United through Reading" Program

    April 26, 2010 4:45 PM

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - Soldiers with the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), recently took time from their training schedule to participate in the "United through Reading" program offered at the United Services Organization at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Soldiers read a book of... more »
  • "Reading in Red" Bus Tour

    November 16, 2009 9:02 AM

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is hosting the "Reading in Red" Bus Tour on November 16-17, 2009. "Reading in Red" is a bus tour to promote literacy and give back to student-athletes' former elementary schools. Student-athletes will be visiting elementary schools in the Acadiana area, and... more »
  • Louisiana Receives Federal Grant for Struggling Readers

    October 2, 2009 3:19 PM

    One of Louisiana's primary education initiatives is ensuring literacy for all students. A recently announced grant of more than $1 million will help enrich the state's current efforts. Louisiana is one of eight states to earn a portion o f the highly competitive Striving Readers grant. Awarded by the United... more »
  • Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

    October 1, 2009 2:04 PM

    Part of the United Way of Acadiana's Day of Literacy Thursday, Oct. 1 is the kickoff of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. If you are interested in teaching your kids to read, United Way will send a new book each month to you at no cost. This is open... more »
  • Day of Literacy for Local Kids

    October 1, 2009 2:00 PM

    Early learning: that is what United Way of Acadiana promotes through their Day of Literacy. Thursday morning 100 volunteers came out to Head Start locations in Lafayette, Acadia, Vermillion, and St. Martin parishes. They read "The Little Engine That Could" to more than 1,100 children. The Read United crew... more »

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