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Literacy

Focusing on US counties with persistent rural poverty, Together for Hope’s work includes transformative literacy programs that create opportunities for the children in these counties, helping them break the chains of illiteracy. […] Read More

Schools have been and remain at the forefront of mission for all faiths. Faith communities founded the first schools in America. Education is a universal human right accorded every child by virtue of being on God’s planet. […] Read More

In order to help the growing number of refugee children who were entering pre-kindergarten or kindergarten without the necessary skills to succeed, Ready for School, a literary-based curriculum, helps bridge the educational gap. […] Read More

Most of my fourth-grade students come from economic poverty, and few have had experience with books and reading. One of the best parts of being a teacher is opening up their world to the great stories found in books. […] Read More

Of the 385,000 Syrian refugee school-aged children in Lebanon, more than one-third of them aren’t receiving any education. Here’s how Lebanese Society of Educational and Social Development is making a dent in that overwhelming need. […] Read More

Fighting illiteracy is an intangible battle for many of us. We take our literacy for granted and can’t comprehend the need for it around the globe. Change, however, comes through education. Literacy can help undo injustices. […] Read More