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If Reading is to the Mind what Exercise is to the Body . . .

December 3, 2014 by

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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body!  by Brother Mxolisi T. / Ozo-Sowande Those words (minus the exclamation point) were posted in front of the elementary school in our rural community at the beginning of the school year. Also included was a challenge to students to get busy reading 40 books. […]

3rd Graders with Weak Reading Skills May Face a Future of Unemployment, Poverty, Prison

May 9, 2011 by

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Life in the U.S. of A: For a Winning Future Our Children Need Reading Excellence Here & Now! By Bro. Mxolisi   “We will never close the achievement gap . . . solve our dropout crisis . . . break the cycle of poverty that afflicts so many children if we don’t make sure that […]