America Reads Begins its Seventh Year at the Colleges – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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America Reads Begins its Seventh Year at the Colleges

Eighty-five Hobart and William Smith students work with 80 America Reads children

(October 9, 2003) Geneva N.Y. — Students from the Hobart and William Smith Colleges tutor children in schools in Waterloo and Geneva. With the addition of Waterloo's Lafayette Intermediate school, the program tutors in a total of six partner schools. The other five schools are North Street, West Street and St. Stephen's in Geneva, Border City School in Waterloo, and Romulus Elementary.

The enrollment for the children in the America Reads program this year is 80 children. There are 85 Hobart and William Smith students working with these children in one on one activities. This means that the Hobart and William Smith students are going to spend more than 3,200 hours with the children in America Reads sessions this semester.

The 18th Annual Child Caregivers' Workshop Day will take place at 8:15 a.m. on Oct. 25 at the Canandaigua Middle School. For America Reads Jenna Logue will give a presentation called “Reading with Children.” This is a branch of the workshop “Pathways to Literacy: From Babbling to Books.” Logue is the assistant director of public service for the Colleges. To register to be a part of this workshop day, call (585) 394-3972 ext. 23.

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