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500 Tucson children in need of reading coaches

500 Tucson children in need of reading coaches

Volunteers work with students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

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Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Program still needs about 300 new coaches for fall. 

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Tucsonans score top marks in national Braille competition

Tucsonans score top marks in national Braille competition

Says one: “I felt happy for myself, but also for the others.”

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Free summer program aims to enhance reading skills

Free summer program aims to enhance reading skills

Coyote Trail Elementary School in the Marana Unified School District is hosting a free five-week summer reading program.

May 27, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
Sunnyside offering summer food service

Sunnyside offering summer food service

The Sunnyside Unified School District is offering free breakfast and lunch over the summer to all children 18 years old and younger.

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Rodney Glassman returns to Tucson bearing gifts

Rodney Glassman returns to Tucson bearing gifts

Former Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman stopped by the Tucson Unified School District on Tuesday with a gift for TUSD kindergartners.

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Miles school's multitasker wins teaching award

Miles school's multitasker wins teaching award

Miles Exploratory Learning Center Teacher Patty Mitchell got quite the surprise Wednesday: A $1,500 check and recognition from her school community.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Summer reading program features digital books

Summer reading program features digital books

Summer reading program features digital books

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Summer reading program kicks into high gear

Thousands of digital books are now available to Arizona children ages 3 and up as part of an effort to improve literacy.

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Sunnyside kicks off new digital literacy effort

The Sunnyside Unified School District is kicking off a new campaign for fourth- and fifth-graders that blends literacy and technology.

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Middle-schoolers express love of reading with library mural

Middle-schoolers express love of reading with library mural

Flowing Wells Junior High School students blended their passion for art and literature by creating a mural for the school library.

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Free reading help

If you've got beginning readers or kids who are struggling with reading, there's a Pima County Public Library session that can help.

September 02, 2013 4:00 pmLoading…
Here's how you can help: Reading Seed, which helps kids catch up, needs volunteers, donations

Here's how you can help: Reading Seed, which helps kids catch up, needs volunteers, donations

"Is something on my head?" "There is a bird on my head?" To a kid, it's a laugh-out-loud silly story by Mo Willems. To a Reading Seed coach, it's way more.

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Book festival award of $200K going to UA, 2 literacy groups

Representatives of the Tucson Festival of Books will present a $200,000 check today to the University of Arizona and two other literacy organizations at an international celebration of literacy.

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Library gets read on future

Library gets read on future

The library of your near future will have more digital books, more meeting spaces and a bigger role in promoting literacy in both books and technology. The library's new four-year strategic plan paints a picture of how libraries are changing.

August 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Library gets read on future

Library gets read on future

Levi Walton, 18, looks at a book at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library downtown, where he stops in almost every day, he said.

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Library gets read on future

Library gets read on future

Patricia Valenzuela, a regular patron, goes online at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. Computer access and digital resources, such as e-books, will increasingly become a focus of the library system.

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Free books and backpacks at Bilingual Literacy Fair Saturday

Children can snag free books in Spanish and backpacks this weekend at the Bilingual Literacy Fair.

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Firefighters give kids messages that matter

Firefighters give kids messages that matter

Kindergartner Angel Leon, center, danced to music with his "Water Safety" booklet during the interactive assembly at the school.

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Firefighters give kids messages that matter

Firefighters give kids messages that matter

As 11-year-old Kevin Ray stood in front of 500 of his classmates, he couldn't have been prouder to proclaim what his "it" factor was.

April 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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