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Newspapers, Childhood Reading Key to Strong Vocabulary

Researchers at London’s Institute of Education have found that children who are avid readers reap the rewards well into adulthood. The participants of the study who were avid readers as children scored significantly higher on vocabulary tests as adults.“The long-term influence of reading for pleasure on vocabulary that we...

100K Strong in the Americas to Announce Grant Competition 9/15

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund will be announcing another round of grant competitions on September 15.Funded by a contribution from the Coca-Cola Foundation,  the theme for the round will be:Promoting Study Abroad in Health and Nutrition with a focus on programs that positively address challenges of obesity and that emphasize the importance of physical activity.Higher Education Institutions in the U.S....

100,000 Strong in the Americas Website Launch

Today, the U.S. Department of State unveiled a new 100,000 Strong in the Americas website available at www.100kstrongamericas.org. President Obama launched 100,000 Strong in the Americas to increase educational exchange opportunities in the Western Hemisphere. The initiative is implemented through partnerships between the U.S. government, including the White House and the Department of State; Partners of the Americas, NAFSA:...