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Imagination Library in need of additional funds
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A dollar a month could be the difference between success and struggle when it comes to a child’s education, something that has teachers putting their money where their mouths are this year.Under a voluntary payroll deduction plan, all employees of Warren County Schools, a number nearly 1,000 strong, have an option to have a one-time $12 deduction from their salary that will go directly to the local Books from Birth Program.“There’ll be no pressure either way,” said Director of Schools Bobby Cox noting employees can decide not to contribute or they can even opt to contribute more than the suggested $12 per year.The Governor’s Books from Birth program is part of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library which seeks to put books in the hands of pre-school children beginning when they are infants. The books are mailed each month to the child’s home and are free of charge regardless of income. The idea behind the books is they help in early literacy as they expose children to reading at a young age.