Driven to Read: Our Book Campaign Fills a Pre-K Need

Driven to Read: Our Book Campaign Fills a Pre-K Need

Sometimes there’s a eureka moment, where a kid makes a breakthrough and it’s all a tutor can do to not throw confetti and parade around the room. Other times progress is more subtle. “Carton,” said 9-year-old Imani Eugene of Detroit, reading a passage from...
Helping a child learn to read is a blessing

Helping a child learn to read is a blessing

Group aims to improve literacy in Detroit, Pontiac By Andy Kozlowski C & G Staff Writer METRO DETROIT — Fifteen years ago, Pamela Good delivered coats to needy kids at a school in Detroit. But what started as a simple drop­off turned into something more when she...
2013 Powered by Women

2013 Powered by Women

With women-owned businesses in Michigan continuing to increase in number, dbusiness Magazine asked their readers to nominate female business leaders in the region who are driving profits, adding employees, and opening new opportunities. This article features our very...

Mackinac Center Ranks Detroit Elementary No. 1

DETROIT — Thirkell Elementary in Detroit, where Beyond Basics has operated a one-on-one tutoring program for reading, writing, and word comprehension for eight years, was ranked No. 1 in a new statewide report card from The Mackinac Center for Public Policy. The...