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December 02, 2012

Target Pledging $1-Billion to Education, but Some Question Its Impact

Courtesy of Target

Students are greeted by a gantlet of Target volunteers after one of the company’s school-library renovations is completed.

Michelle Edwards grew up on the West Side of Chicago, playing school with her cousins and reading indoors on rainy days. She traces her love of books to that time, when family made learning fun and getting lost in a story would transport her beyond...

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