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THURSDAY: Reading of the Declaration of Independence
THURSDAY: Reading of the Declaration of Independence

At 9:00AM Thursday morning (July 4th), the Colonel Hardy Murfree Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will read the Declaration of Independence in front of the Rutherford County Courthouse...

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Tis The Season To Be Reading--Go To Library!
Tis The Season To Be Reading--Go To Library!

What's happening at the different branches of our Rutherford County Library System? During this Christmas and New Year season, the agenda is filled with fun.

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2018 One Book Selected for Rutherford County
2018 One Book Selected for Rutherford County

The 2018 One Book of Rutherford County selection will transport readers back to the future, the selection committee announced.

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Story Time Boosts Kids' Brain Development, says Study
Story Time Boosts Kids' Brain Development, says Study

Story time, even for the youngest of children, can add up to more than just great snuggle time.

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Read To Succeed Receives $30,000 from Dollar General
Read To Succeed Receives $30,000 from Dollar General

On May 10th the Dollar General Literacy Foundation presented Read To Succeed a $15,000 grant for Adult Literacy programs and a $15,000 grant for Family Literacy.

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Local Students Benefit from Summer Reading Program
Local Students Benefit from Summer Reading Program

As a recipient of two Tennessee Read to be Ready Summer Grants, Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) will provide free educational camps focusing on rising third graders who need a little extra help in reading during the summer months.

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Annual School Spelling Bee a Success!
Annual School Spelling Bee a Success!

Fifteen 6th graders from Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools gathered to compete for the title of 2017 Read To Bee Champion.

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This Thursday: Celebrity Spelling Bee in Murfreesboro
This Thursday: Celebrity Spelling Bee in Murfreesboro

On Thursday: Lisa Mitchell, executive director of Read To Succeed said that a single 7th grader will be competing against the adult spellers at the spelling bee...

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Reading in Schools Day was a Success in Rutherford County
Reading in Schools Day was a Success in Rutherford County

The annual Read To Succeed Reading In The Schools Day was another great success.

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SE-YA in the 'Boro Young Adult Book Festival Friday and Saturday
SE-YA in the 'Boro Young Adult Book Festival Friday and Saturday

A one-of-a-kind book festival will connect area teens and the general public to authors of young adult literature with its launch in Murfreesboro Friday and Saturday.

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State Launches Initiative to Nearly Double Reading Proficiency in Third Grade By 2025
State Launches Initiative to Nearly Double Reading Proficiency in Third Grade By 2025

Gov. Haslam has proposed a $9 million investment to the General Assembly to create a network of literacy coaches and regional coordinators supporting literacy efforts all across the state.

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Reading in Schools day a great event this past Friday
Reading in Schools day a great event this past Friday

On Friday, September 18th, Read To Succeed celebrated their 12th annual "Reading in the Schools Day" throughout Rutherford County.

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The One Book(s) for Rutherford County
The One Book(s) for Rutherford County

The Rutherford County One Book Committee is busy reading books to select a title for the 2016 program.

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Read To Succeed recognizes volunteers in Rutherford County
Read To Succeed recognizes volunteers in Rutherford County

Approximately 90 people attended the Read To Succeed Appreciation Luncheon that was held at Kingwood church of Christ on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Read To Succeed's highest recognition, the Karen Claud Literacy...

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Read To Succeed's "Read To Bee Spelling Bee" Announces 2015 Winners

The annual Read To Succeed "Read To Bee Spelling Bee" welcomed 18 spellers to the stage at Patterson Park on Saturday morning, April 18th to compete for the title of 2015 Read To Bee Champion.

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MTSU College of Behavioral and Health Sciences gets green light for $43,000 grant

The MTSU College of Behavioral and Health Sciences (CBHS) received a grant from The Baptist Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling over $1.07 Million in its most recent grant cycle.

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For Teachers: Improving student reading skills in school
For Teachers: Improving student reading skills in school

MTSU is hosting an annual conference Saturday, Aug. 16, to help area educators improve the reading skills of their students.

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MTSU workshop trains teachers to help struggling readers
MTSU workshop trains teachers to help struggling readers

Ron Yoshimoto, the statewide special education literacy resource teacher trainer for Hawaii, conducted a 40-hour training program at MTSU to train teachers how to help youngsters having problems with reading.

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Be a part of Literacy Day 2014
Be a part of Literacy Day 2014

Read To Succeed "Literacy Day" will be held on Saturday, August 2nd this year in Murfreesboro.

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Tennessee Children Have Problems READING - Do Your Kids?

A new report finds that despite progress made over the last decade, only about one-in-three students in the state are proficient at reading when he or she reaches the fourth grade.

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GOAL OF THE NEW YEAR: Help Someone Out, Make a Difference
GOAL OF THE NEW YEAR: Help Someone Out, Make a Difference

Was one of your new year’s resolutions to make a difference in someone’s life? 

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Read To Succeed Needs You to Volunteer
Read To Succeed Needs You to Volunteer

Read To Succeed is in need of volunteers to not only teach adults how to read, but also help out in the community. Debbie Mankin with Read To Succeed stated...

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AWESOME: Local Residents Finds Help and Learns to Read in Murfreesboro
AWESOME: Local Residents Finds Help and Learns to Read in Murfreesboro
JoJo came to Read To Succeed reading at a 1st grade reading level. He’d graduated from high school with a Certificate of Attendance, being unable to read well enough to pass mainstream classes and exams. 
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Reading in Schools Day was Held on Friday in Rutherford County
Reading in Schools Day was Held on Friday in Rutherford County
On Friday, Read To Succeed celebrated their 10th annual “Reading in the Schools Day” throughout Rutherford County.
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Would you like to volunteer to read at a local school during Reading in Schools Day? DO IT!
On Friday, September 20, over 25,000 students in Rutherford County will have volunteer readers visiting their classroom for the 10th anniversary of “Reading in the Schools Day”.
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Read To Succeed Reader Training September 5th - A Good Way to Further Help Others
Read To Succeed Reader Training September 5th - A Good Way to Further Help Others
Dr. Suze Gilbert, professor of elementary and special education at MTSU, will provide tips and guidelines on how to make reading aloud to children as effective as possible.
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Read To Succeed Literacy March (with Audio and Pictures)
Read To Succeed Literacy March (with Audio and Pictures)
Before the Literacy walk began, guest speaker Fred Bailey who is the founder of Children are People, thanked educators for their hard work.
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