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12, 2015 – The
Georgia Department of Education and State School Superintendent Richard Woods
are working with student-run service organization Change 4 Georgia (C4G) to provide books
for school media centers across Georgia.
organizations have collected donations of reading material appropriate for
elementary, middle, and high school students, and C4G members helped sort and
package the books for distribution. Superintendent Woods will distribute the
books to media centers as he visits schools throughout the state.
is a crucial component of educational readiness – when students become strong
readers, that has a ripple effect on all other aspects of their academic
lives,” Superintendent Woods said. “We are always looking for opportunities to
promote literacy throughout the state of Georgia and provide resources that
will allow students to fall in love with reading.”
far, approximately 2,000 books have been donated to the project.