Eddie Connor said he makes sure the young men can connect to what they read.
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Bookstock is back, celebrating 11 years of supporting the need to read.
A well-known Detroit literacy advocate suffered a devastating fire that has left her homeless, and the community is reaching out to help.
Some great words that have been tossed aside in the English language could be making a comeback.
The organization’s 80 by ’20 initiative works to ensure 80 percent of metro Detroiters are functionally literate by 2020.
According to a new report, 47 percent of Detroiters are “functionally illiterate.”
More than 120 people who attended a free breakfast fundraiser, hosted by the Rotary Club of Dearborn, opened up their wallets and purses to help Pro-Literacy Detroit, Michigan’s largest literacy agency which provides services to adult learners.
For younger children, building the connection between sounds and letters helps build the foundations of future reading.