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Barbara Bush’s literacy legacy

Apr 17, 2018
The former first lady is best known as matriarch of a political powerhouse.
Jeb Bush's wife Columba Bush, left, and former first lady Barbara Bush share a moment in 2016, during at an event for Jed Bush's presidential campaign.
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In Detroit, a battle over the right to literacy

Aug 10, 2017
A group of students is suing the state of Michigan for failing to provide access to literacy in public schools
Downtown Detroit skyline. 
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Pushing kids to succeed in Detroit Public Schools amid a literacy crisis

Aug 9, 2017
Murcy Jones has been a student, teacher and parent in the Detroit School System.
Murcy Jones holds her twin granddaughters outside her home in Detroit, MI. 
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