"Reading fuels the imagination and helps us keep learning throughout our lives. Take time to read to your child, and together you can travel the world through the pages of your favorite books. "

First Lady Karen W. Kasich, in celebration of Read Across America

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The Governor and First Lady Want Parents to "Start Talking!"

Governor and Mrs. Kasich urge you to "Start Talking" with your children about the dangers of drug abuse. Did you know? Studies have shown that talking with your children about the dangers of doing drugs reduces by half the likelihood that they will ever try illegal substances. Get the conservation started today.

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All Students Can Take "Time For 10!"

In partnership with Nationwide Children's Hospital, Ohio First Lady Karen Kasich developed a program that provides free, 10-minute exercise videos geared toward K-5 classrooms statewide. Get moving, Ohio!

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Ohio First Lady Puts the "Spotlight" on Featured Artists Program at the Governor's Residence.

Inspired by the wide variety of artists that call Ohio home, Mrs. Kasich partnered with the Ohio Arts Council to launch a program that highlights and celebrates Ohio talent. Each quarter brings a new artist and their artwork to the Residence.

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"After-School All-Stars builds students' confidence, teaches them leadership skills, and gives them access to activities that can literally change the course of their lives."

First Lady Karen Kasich, Ohio After School All Star Ambassador

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