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May 25, 2013
Mary Bateman Clark: A Woman of Colour and Courage explores the pursuit of freedom and equality—a theme central to American history and to the complex and changing notions of race, slavery, and the law that existed in antebellum America, even in the North. The program focuses on the Indiana Supreme Court case of In re Mary Clark (1821). The 1816 Indiana constitution stated that, “There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in this state.” Nevertheless, slavery and involuntary servitude did exist in Indiana after 1816. Read more.
AIT is proud to have been chosen to distribute these books in the spring. Please support your school library for free! Take part in Read for My School, presented by LeapFrog, and earn a library of children’s books for your school! For more information, visit ReadForMySchool.org
United Through Reading’s mission is to unite military families facing physical separation by facilitating the bonding experience of reading aloud together. AIT is proud to have been chosen by the Pearson Foundation to distribute the books they have donated to this worthy program.
AIT is proud to be distributing two DVDs for the American Veterinary Medical Association—Veterinary Medicine and Rabies. Thanks to a generous donation from GlaxoSmithKline, the AVMA is able to offer these two DVDs for free to educators/counselors to share with students considering an education in Veterinary Science. More.
On October 4, 2012, adults and children came together for ONE DAY to jumpstart a child's future. In celebration of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, 2,385,305 children read Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad by David Soman and Jacky Davis in big cities, small towns, and everywhere in between. Here are some highlights from the record-breaking day. More.
Senator Vi Simpson visited to present AIT with a 50th-Year Anniversary Certificate from her office. More.
AIT is partnering with the Kettering Foundation to provide fulfillment services for Kettering Foundation Press. This collaboration should enable the foundation to make their materials more widely available through expanded networks of people, organizations, and online media.
AIT is partnering with the Gilbert M. Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education at Texas State University, San Marcos, to produce Geography: Teaching with the Stars, a series of geography professional development videos and supplementary materials. More.