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EDUCATION DIVE: New Release of Children’s Digital #DiverseBooks

Posted on 6.Apr.17 in News

Children’s digital book publisher Antares Reading today announced it has published an additional 350 new fiction titles for young readers, bringing its total library of texts to 1,200. The new… Read more

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LAKE COUNTY NEWS SUN: Gurnee students earn e-books for school library

Posted on 14.Mar.17 in News

The Lake County News Sun featured the reading successes of the students at River Trail School in Gurnee School District 56. The school placed third in the nation in The… Read more

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PRESS ARGUS-COURIER: Students take part in national reading challenge

Posted on 27.Feb.17 in News

The Press Argus Courier featured Butterfield Trail Middle School in a recent article, highlighting the school’s participation in LightSail’s nation-wide reading challenge. Students at Butterfield Trail Middle School read the… Read more

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THE PATCH: Hauppauge’s Forest Brook Elementary School Wins National Reading Contest

Posted on 17.Feb.17 in News

The Hauppauge Patch celebrated the news of Forest Brook Elementary’s 1st place win of The LightSail 25 in a recent news release. The victory came by students reading an average… Read more

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CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Gurnee students ranked nationally in LightSail 25 Challenge

Posted on 16.Feb.17 in News

The Chicago Tribune featured the 3rd place winners of The LightSail 25, River Trail School in Gurnee School District 56, in the community section article. During the month-long challenge, River Trail… Read more

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Avid Student Readers from Long Island, the Bronx, and Illinois Win The LightSail 25

Posted on 14.Feb.17 in News

National reading contest inspired students to read every day and build up their reading stamina (NEW YORK, NY – February 15, 2017) – Students from Forest Brook Elementary School in… Read more

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New Learning Times: Gideon Stein on founding LightSail Education

Posted on 21.Dec.16 in News

LightSail founder and CEO Gideon Stein was featured in a recent interview where he discussed the founding of LightSail. The article described LightSail’s goal to get, and keep,   students engaged… Read more

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THE GUARDIAN: LightSail is helping kids get on the right reading level

Posted on 13.Dec.16 in News

LightSail founder and CEO Gideon Stein was featured in a recent story in through his work with Project Literacy Lab, a new initiative co-founded by Pearson and Unreasonable Group to… Read more

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EDUCATION DIVE: LightSail 25 aims to increase reading stamina and inspire daily reading

Posted on 12.Dec.16 in News

Students in grades K-12 are rising to the The LightSail 25 Reading Challenge, which aims to increase student reading stamina and build excitement around literacy. The challenge is open to… Read more

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