4 In 5 Wish They Had Time To Read More Often, Survey FindsAbout half of the 2,000 or so they talked with said they spend at least 15 minutes reading a day. Only a bit over 20% read for an hour a day.
$21M In Funding To Improve Minnesota Student LiteracyThe funding can be used for reading coaches, summer literacy programs, teacher training, classroom supplies and data collection.
Books For Africa Helps Kids Idled By Ebola CrisisIt’s the face of Liberia that is now capturing world attention. A coordinated fight is taking place in the African nation to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. But fighting the outbreak also has some negative but necessary side effects that will keep Liberian children from attending school.
Minneapolis Ranks 3rd, St. Paul 7th Of Most Literate CitiesA new study ranking the most literate cities in the nation has both Minneapolis and St. Paul in the top 10. According to the Central Connecticut State University's annual study, Minneapolis ranks third in the country in literacy and St. Paul comes in at No. 7.
Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In MinnesotaSchool’s out, but don’t let your child’s reading skills fall behind just because it’s summer. Attending one of the many reading events in the Minnesota area will maintain their love of reading and keep their minds sharp.
Minneapolis Is America's No. 3 'Most Literate City'Minneapolis is one of the top cities in the country when it comes to literacy.
Twin Cities Ranked Among Nation's Most Literate CitiesIt is the best of times, and not the worst of times, for both Minneapolis and St. Paul. Especially since a new survey suggests quite a few Twin Cities residents would know what book that first sentence references.
Rotary Club Gives Mpls 3rd Graders ‘Big Kid’ GiftSome Minneapolis third graders received a special gift Thursday.
Little Free Libraries Popping Up In Twin CitiesIn the past year hundreds of libraries have opened up in the Twin Cities. These libraries, however, are much small than traditional ones and are popping up in neighborhoods around the world.
Minneapolis Ranked 3rd Most Literate CityIf you can read this sentence, it could be because you live in Minneapolis. Well, maybe not, but it's worth noting that the city was ranked the third most literate city in the U.S.