Feb

27

Overheard: Insights on Literacy

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A Columbia student working on Homer
A Columbia student working on Homer

A Columbia student working on Homer

As students of Columbia University,  the admissions office selected us for our passion, our talents, our intellect, and our literacy. A tipster overheard the same conclusion being made outside of Butler.

“Do you know how hard college would be if you couldn’t read? I know that sounds obvious, but just think about it. A teacher made me read out loud in class the other day and I just kept thinking: this would be so hard if I couldn’t read.”

Touché.

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  1. Current Power Lunch volunteer

    ...and on that note, help ensure younger generations are successful in similar situations by joining the Everybody Wins! Foundation's Power Lunch Reading Program! Read with a struggling elementary school student for 1 hour a week at P.S. 36 (122nd and Amsterdam). More info: http://www.everybodywinsny.org/index.php?/everybodywins/volunteer_questionnaire

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