Reach Out and Read Iowa In the News

Temperature, Blood Pressure...and a Book
August 18, 2013, Quad City Times
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A Preschool Program Conservatives Can Love
March 12, 2013, Wall Street Journal
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Reach Out and Read Increases Efforts
December 4, 2012, Times-Republican
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Reach Out and Read Iowa Participates in Health Literacy Iowa Conference
April 10, 2012, Des Moines Register
Medical Director Mary Ann Abrams discusses the Health Literacy Conference.
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Reach Out and Read Iowa Program Director on Talk of Iowa
January 13, 2012, Iowa Public Radio
Program Director Molly Olinger Topf interviews with Charity Nebbe on Talk of Iowa.
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NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams
October 11, 2011, NBC
Reach Out and Read was featured on the NBC Nightly News Military Initiative. Find also a new bonus segment with extra interviews.

Reach Out and Read CEO on MSNBC
August 16, 2011, NewsNation
CEO Earl Martin Phalen's appeared on MSNBC's NewsNation with Tamron Hall on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, talking about Education in the Community. Click here to view video.

"Why Business Should Support Early Childhood Education"
Institute for a Competitive Workforce, 2010
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"Public Television Grant Fosters Early Literacy"
October 25, 2010, Quad-City Times
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Reach Out and Read National In the News: "The Case Against Summer Vacation"
August 2, 2010, TIME
Reach Out and Read and CEO Earl Martin Phalen are mentioned in the TIME magazine cover article.
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Reach Out and Read National In the News: "Is Summer Vacation Bad for Low-Income Children?"
July 27, 2010, follows up the TIME article with more information about Reach Out and Read.
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Charles Gabus Memorial Bike Ride Picture Featured in Register
July 20, 2010, Des Moines Register
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"Unsung Heroes: Devotion to reading leads Carver to Raising Readers"
July 7, 2010, Ames Tribune
Reach Out and Read Champion Linda Carver is featured in the Ames Tribune.
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"Partner to close achievement gap"
June 6, 2010, Cedar Rapids Gazette
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Reach Out and Read CEO Earl Phalen Featured in "American Heart" Series
March 23, 2010,
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Benefit Breakfast Picture in Des Moines Register
March 4, 2010, Des Moines Register
View picture of the performance by Dowling Catholic High School Off the Record Choir at the 2nd Annual Green Eggs and Ham Benefit Breakfast. It is the second picture in the gallery.

"Reach Out and Read's Iowa coalition growing"
January 30, 2010, Business Record
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"Check-up on Reading: McFarland Clinic pushing parents to read to their children through Reach Out and Read program"
November 24, 2009, Ames Tribune
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"Program uses doctors to encourage reading"
March 12, 2009, Des Moines Register
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