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2 years 6 months ago

Free books for 4 year olds

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia today announced One Book 4 Colorado, an effort to provide a new book to every four year old in Colorado while simultaneously supporting parents as their child's first teacher. "Something as simple as putting a book in the hand of a young child can inspire...

3 years 7 months ago

Dogs in the library

The Pikes Peak Library District opens its doors to the dogs, and children absolutely love it. Inside the library, a special program called Paws to Read encourages kids to speak aloud, and for one girl, this was her first time. You would not know by the look of her...

4 years 7 months ago

Finding ways to fight the numbers

It's a pretty simple formula, an education can equal success, but right now for Colorado students, some variables are missing. "If students don't have the foundation skills to do post-secondary work, they're not going to succeed." Tim Griffin, executive director of strategic management at Pikes Peak Community College. ...

4 years 10 months ago

Libraries & schools team up to promote reading

Federal stimulus money is being spent in Colorado Springs to encourage students and their parents to read together. Harrison School District 2 has teamed up with the Pikes Peak Library District to create the Discover Your Library program. Students are encouraged to spend time getting to know their local libraries...

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