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May 20, 2005 - Press Release
Voice of America Reports on Improved Learning Through ChildSight®

For millions of American schoolchildren, vision problems pose a serious challenge to their education. That challenge is especially great for low-income families who can't afford the high cost of eye exams and eyeglass prescriptions. Over the past decade, Childsight, a domestic program run by the Helen Keller International organization, has been addressing this concern by offering free eye screening to more than 800,000 children in many of America's poorest school districts, and then making sure they get the eyeglasses they need to read and succeed academically.

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