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Washington, D.C. - (8/2015) AARP Foundation today announced that it will receive $3 million in investments from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) Social Innovation Fund (SIF) to help grow Experience Corps, the evidence-based, award-winning AARP Foundation literacy tutoring program that helps students in K-3 learn to read. The federal grant will be used to improve reading skills of children, enrich the lives of volunteer tutors, and strengthen schools in local communities. Read


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