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When I was 8 years old, my teacher told my parents that I was failing third grade, that I was mentally retarded (a label used frequently in those days) and that I was essentially unteachable.
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Some people take a fitness class before heading to work. Others jog a mile or two. Jennifer Kenealy, 45, gets her morning workout by hauling boxes of children’s books to schools, recreation centers, youth-focused nonprofit organizations and other sites. These are spots where children of low-income…
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In my 15 years working at the Library of Congress – my previous stop before AARP – one particular date stands out: Sept. 8, 2001. That was the day of the inaugural Library of Congress National Book Festival.
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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) increases access to health insurance coverage, establishes a minimum benefit package, makes coverage more affordable, and eliminates most cost sharing for recommended preventive services. Now it’s time to empower consumers to take advantage of these improvements. One…
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Own Your Tomorrow.
Sequence of Learning to Read
"Aoccdrning to rscheearch..."
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Today my class of  Experience Corps students celebrated their 100 th day of school!  When I got to school the teacher had placed "100 th day of school" signs all over the walls.  To celebrate, the children made crowns with a "100" featured prominently on the front, and decorated their headband with…
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