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The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading first learned of Reach Out and Read in April of 2015 at a gathering of Campaign for Grade-Level…
The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) is a community-wide effort in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties to help…
Many families dread going to the laundromat due to transportation issues, time, and cost. According to the website, FiscalTiger, based on an …
Author’s Note: SUNCOAST DISASTER RECOVERY FUND The day after Hurricane Ian hit the Suncoast of Florida, The Patterson Foundation announced a …
Reach Out and Read® gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books and reading into their pediatric care and encouragin…
Although it’s been nearly a month since I had the privilege to participate in my first Pop Up Neighbor Through Laundry event, vignettes of th…
It wasn’t exactly a holiday party, although you could feel a sense of celebration in the air. Smiles, conversations, snacks, and laughter wer…
On a recent Saturday morning, the Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County and the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) set up…
There’s always room for improvement. That phrase may sound cliché and obvious, but I’ve learned from six years of experience working in multi…
The increased maternal mortality rate among black women holds true across income and coverage status. The country with the most expensive hea…
A girlfriend told me she wanted to foster but would wait until her own child grew up and moved out, just to be safe. This doesn’t make her a …
Historically, DeSoto County’s third grade reading scores have hovered below 30%. In 2018, only 29% of third-grade students in the county were…
Editor’s Note: *Names have been changed to protect privacy “This is a true blessing.” “I feel like I won the lottery today.” “This means a lo…
On the weekend of October 12–13, 2019, Manatee County Technical College opened its doors to host the fifth Remote Area Medical Clinic (RAM). …
The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) is part of a national movement to ensure that children learn to read from birth to age …
La Campaña para la lectura a nivel de grado del Suncoast (SCGLR, por sus siglas en inglés) es parte de un movimiento nacional para garantizar…
Kids say the darnedest things, even before they can speak. In a recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics, for the first time, the brains of …
En un estudio reciente publicado en el JAMA Pediatrics, por primera vez, los cerebros de niños de 2 meses de edad mostraron los efectos del e…