Generations Incorporated is an inter-generational literacy program that helps kindergartners to 3rd graders read proficiently by 4th grade." />
Reading and Mentoring Program- 5:31
with Mary Gunn on the intergenerational program
Posted Apr 22, 2017
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Reading proficiently by 4th grade is critical to academic success and can be a pathway out of poverty. Generations Incorporated is an inter-generational literacy program that helps kindergartners to 3rd graders read proficiently by 4th grade.
Hosted by: Eric Clemons Produced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
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For more on Attorney General TJ Donovan visit www.ago.vermont.gov
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The Office of Business Opportunity is committed to creating a competitive and diverse business environment in the City of Houston by promoting the growth and success of local small businesses, with special emphasis on historically underutilized groups by ensuring their meaningful participation in the government procurement process.
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