A new PSA from Save the Children U.K. makes illiteracy look really, really scary.
The video -- which is part of the organization's campaign to prom...
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As I think of today's global challenges of illiteracy, it is clear that the difference between the poor and the prosperous lies in the power of words.
To truly put this country back on track, and in a position to lead in the 21st century global economy, we must commit to starting where we'll have the greatest impact: early childhood literacy.
These Lost Boys now intend to bring back one of the greatest peacemaking tools they discovered: education.
The silver bullet for rebuilding our business climate, reducing crime, and restoring employment is as simple as ABC. It's time for bipartisan action to end the crisis of illiteracy.
I am not so naïve as to be unaware of the obstacles to any such "pie-in-the-sky" educational initiative -- teachers unions and culture warriors who object to science-based curricula being among them -- but we've fried bigger fish before.
LeapFrog's new initiative, Tag. Give. Read. aims to help more U.S. children learn and love to read. LeapFrog is making it easy for anyone to "give the gift of reading."
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