Young boy and his mother reading together on a park bench

USF Sarasota-Manatee Helps Address Grade-Level Reading Concerns

Editor’s Note: Karen Holbrook is regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. One of the most important roles a public university can play in a community is to serve as a conduit for the healthy exchange of information,… Read More

Nearly 500 Sign Up to March in Holiday Parade with Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Rousing response for an opportunity to walk alongside The Patterson Foundation float… The Patterson Foundation’s holiday float in Saturday’s Sarasota Holiday Parade will have quite the entourage. Nearly 500 volunteers have signed up to walk alongside the philanthropic organization’s float,… Read More

Baby Talk Linked to Later Adolescent IQ

Talk isn’t cheap. It’s priceless. Infants are seldom lauded as conversationalists, but the latest research says answering the coos and babbling pays off for them later in life. The findings of a recent long-term study, “Language Experience… Read More