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Partners in Education of Toledo Receives $25,000 FCA Foundation Grant to Support Youth Literacy

Funding helps provide critical one-to-one literacy tutoring to help K-3 students gain skills and confidence in reading and writing
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TOLEDO, Ohio, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Recently, Partners in Education was awarded a $25,000 grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC. The grant will support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program.

Help Classrooms Across the U.S. Win Up to $5,000 to Tell Their Story

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We at AT&T are continually inspired by the next generation of digital storytellers – the teachers and students who are using the power of technology to create engaging, innovative and compelling classroom projects.

Over the last 6 weeks, we’ve watched as teachers and students from across the country – 46 states to be exact – submitted their projects to the AT&T Digital Storytelling Challenge Presented by DonorsChoose.org.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | The 826 Anthology of Student Writing

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Ideas that Matter winner McSweeney’s created an anthology of student work from each of 826 National’s seven chapters. 826 is a network of nonprofit organizations dedicated to inspiring students to cultivate their writing skills—encouraging them to share their voices, explore creativity and imagine a brighter future.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2eZ3ejc

Bloomberg News Recognised for Opinion Writing at SOPA 2016 Awards

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) recently held the 2016 Awards for Editorial Excellence in Hong Kong, honouring Bloomberg News with its highest award for Excellence in Opinion Writing. The piece, titled, ‘The Roots of Rage’, by columnist Pankaj Mishra, was recognized for its deep, insightful analysis on the global rise of the Islamic State.

Fox Audience Strategy Announces Ester Lou Weithers as the 2016 Fox Writers Intensive Fellow

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Fox Audience Strategy has announced that writer Ester Lou Weithers is this year's Fox Writers Intensive (FWI) Fellow. Ester, who was selected from a group of 12 finalists announced earlier this year, has received a script development deal with FOX Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television. Since 2011, the FWI has nurtured experienced writers with diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences and created a pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing on FOX television shows, films and other Fox Entertainment projects.

Unlocking Imagination Through Writing

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation at AT&T, and Gerald Richards, CEO of 826 National
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Remember the first time you put pen to paper as a kid to write your first story? It was a world of endless possibility, defined only by your imagination. Flying cars, dogs in suits, chocolate planets -- you could create any world you wanted. 

In 'Frontier', Gavin Serkin Finds Investments at the Ends of the Earth

Frontier is a must-read for investors wanting to find out how valuation in emerging markets really works.” – Financial Times
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Now.

Reading, Writing and the Multi-Sensory Experience

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While it may seem obvious that we have different connections to printed and digital communication, there’s also quite a bit of scientific research that supports this perception and explains the actual difference between reading content printed on paper versus reading content on a monitor--a computer, tablet, phablet, or a smartphone. This research is providing new and unique observations that, I believe, reveal powerful insight about human beings and how we absorb knowledge.

Goldcorp is Providing Lifelong Learning for Employees

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At Goldcorp, we recognize the value of empowering our employees through continuous education. One special program developed with this in mind is the literacy program at Marlin in Guatemala. The training was the result of a project for the Supervisory Leadership Development Program (SLDP). In 2010, Oziel Orozco, an SLDP student, saw the opportunity to create a program that would fulfill a need in a country where the literacy rate for adults is 76%. This kicked off Marlin’s literacy program, which now provides training in reading and writing to employees from the local communities.

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