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Michael F. Curtin: Times change, not newspapers’ commitment

Ohio is 214 years old. Ohio’s newspapers are a decade older. Since before statehood, no one has told Ohio’s evolving story more completely and colorfully than its hundreds of daily and weekly newspapers Continue reading

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Discover or Rediscover Your Public Library

“When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.”–Jean Fritz, children’s author Last week was National Library Week, and, though we’re a week late, it’s never too late to discover or rediscover your local library! Just don’t plan … Continue reading

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Congrats to Central Ohio High Schools

“There are places I’ll remember all my life.”–Lennon and McCartney Since we are based in Columbus Ohio, we give a shout out of congratulations to the five central Ohio high schools ranking in the top 500 of The Washington Post‘s … Continue reading

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Update on The Bluest Eye

Last week in our Banned Books Week post we wrote about Debbie Terhar, president of the Ohio Board of Education, and fellow board member Mark Smith wanting to remove Buckeye author Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye from the suggested reading … Continue reading

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: September 22-28, 2013

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its shame.“ –Oscar Wilde This week is Banned Book Week, and here in Ohio our State Board of Education is marking the occasion by attacking Nobel-prize wining … Continue reading

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“The” Blog About “The”

“The” is a structure word that is often used as a content word as in it is referring to the only thing or only one that matters. E.g. as an ordinary structure word:  “I’m going to get “the” groceries.” As a content … Continue reading

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Speed Reading Plus™ Blog Launch by Bonnie James

I started this blog to share some of the insights and experiences from my thirty plus years of teaching speed reading–the little successes of my students that add up along with their major victories have fueled my passion for what … Continue reading

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