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“Pacesetter” Communities Awarded for Attendance Achievements

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has named 32 communities Pacesetters for their efforts during 2018 to support early school success. Each…
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Comunidades “Marcapasos” son Premiados por Logros de Asistencia

La  Campaña de Leer Para 3ro de Suncoast (Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading) a nombrado a 32 comunidades Marcapasos por sus esfuerzos…
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Podcast: Myra Jones-Taylor of Zero to Three on the State of Babies

In episode 10 of the Fight for Grade-Level Reading podcast, the Herald-Tribune talks about national policy efforts and the State of Babies Ye…
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Police Officers Give Free Books to Kids in Low-income Areas in Sarasota

The Sarasota Housing Authority partnered with the Sarasota Police Department for their annual Books and Badges Literacy Event. In honor of na…
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Oficiales de Policía Da Libros Gratis a Niños en Areas de Bajos Ingresos en Sarasota

La Autoridad de Vivienda de Sarasota (Sarasota Housing Authority) se asocio con oficiales del Departamento de Policía de Sarasota para su Eve…
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Family Engagement Blog: How Can Our Schools Be More Inclusive and Inviting for Families?

Will Rogers once said, “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” As an educator with more than forty years of experien…
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Blog de Participación de la Familia: ¿Cómo Nuestras Escuelas Pueden Ser Mas Inclusivas y Acogedoras para las Familias?

Will Rogers una ves dijo, “Nunca tienes una segunda oportunidad para hacer una buena primera impresión.” Como educador con mas de cuarenta añ…
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What Can I Do?

Often, when faced with seemingly overwhelming societal challenges, it’s difficult to envision how any one person could make a meaningful diff…
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¿Qué Puedo Hacer?

Frecuentemente, cuando te enfrentas con retos sociales inmensamente abrumadores, es difícil visualizar como cualquier persona puede hacer una…
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The Difference Between Involvement and Engagement: Reflections from the IEL National Family and Community Engagement Conference

It is affirming and energizing to be surrounded by people who share common aspirations. This certainly was the case at the recent Institute f…
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La Diferencia Entre la Participación y el Compromiso: Reflexiones de la Conferencia Nacional de Familia y Comunidad IEL

Es asertivo y energizante estar rodeado por personas que comparten aspiraciones comunes. Este definitivamente fue el caso de la Conferencia N…
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“Brain Matters” Highlights the Keys to Successful Infant Development

A documentary that focuses on early childhood development filmed scenes in Sarasota. The Colosseum and the Pyramids can be restored, but they…
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“Asuntos del Cerebro” Destaca las claves para un Desarrollo Exitoso de los bebes

 Un documental que se enfoca en el desarrollo temprano de un bebe grabo escenas en Sarasota. El Coliseo y las Pirámides pueden ser restaurad…
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YMCA Reads! in Sarasota and Charlotte Counties Show Huge Gains

At the Englewood Elementary YMCA Reads! program, 98% of students showed an increase in i-Ready scores, and all grade levels gained an average…
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¡YMCA lee! muestra enormes beneficios en los condados de Sarasota y Charlotte.

En el programa YMCA Lee! de la Escuela Primaria de Englewood, el 98% de los estudiantes mostraron un aumento en los puntajes de i-Ready, y to…
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The Power of Summer Learning: Thoughts on My Alta Vista Eagle Academy Experience

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on the Community Foundation for Sarasota County’s website. My name is Matt Twargoski, and I am…
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El Poder del Aprendizaje en el Verano: Reflexiones en mi Experiencia en Alta Vista Eagle Academy.

Nota del Editor: Este blog fue publicado originalmente en el website del Community Foundation for Sarasota County. Mi nombre es Matt Twargosk…
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Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Gets National Recognition

The child literacy effort was recognized as a “Pacesetter,” one of only 32 out of 390 participating communities For the third year in a row, …
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