Reading

NC SAT scores slightly higher, below national rate
Average scores for public school seniors taking the SAT rose two points in 2014, but their overall scores were slightly below the national average. A statement from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Tuesday said the state's critical reading score of 499 surpassed the nation's reading score of 497. Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:03am
Five highlights on NC child health in new report
According to a new report, children in North Carolina are healthier and better at math and reading than they were nearly a decade ago. The Kids Count report is created by the Annie E. Casey foundation, a philanthropy and research organization based in Baltimore. Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:15pm
Digital Bookmobile promotes eBooks at public libraries
eBooks are all the rage nowadays. Did you know you can borrow eBooks for free from the library? Today the Digital Bookmobile visited Wilmington to teach traditional readers how to access eBooks using the latest technology. Tue, 10/29/2013 - 5:14pm
“Read Across America” at Forest Hills Elementary
Tim Buckley and Cacky Catlett were among many visitors to Forest Hills Elementary who stopped to read stories to children Tuesday. Wed, 03/06/2013 - 12:06pm
‘The Big Read’ celebrates literacy in Wilmington
'The Big Read' is a community wide effort to celebrate reading and re-introduce classic books to today's readers. Wed, 01/23/2013 - 2:07pm
JUST ADD HOPE: Educators spread love of literacy
The ability to read is a ticket to success. That’s why two Brunswick County educators are forming the Juna Foundation. It’s a project all about getting books in the hands of kids in honor of two women who battled cancer and both had a love for literature. Tue, 03/27/2012 - 7:32pm
Children of all ages say “Read to Me”
Thousands of children from around the Cape Fear now have books of their very own thanks to the Junior League and Children's Museum of Wilmington. Sat, 03/05/2011 - 8:38pm
City leaders read by example
Students at Alderman Elementary School in Wilmington got a special treat today. Volunteers including Wilmington's police chief, fire chief and mayor came out today to meet, greet and read with the kids. Wed, 03/02/2011 - 4:37pm