Summer Learning

Young boy and his mother reading together on a park bench

The Heart of Philanthropy

When I think about philanthropy, I often ponder the systems, the actors, the intricacies behind giving (of time, talent, treasure, and testimony) and receiving, the inequalities, and the work to make it better. What I sometimes forget is the heart. Read More

A New Program, Extraordinary Work, Endless Possibilities

On August 3, 2020, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) uploaded its 100th webisode of THIS BOOK IS COOL! (TBIC). Spanning ten weeks, each webisode featured a special guest who enthusiastically reviewed a meaningful book… Read More

DeSoto County: A Successful 2019, and a Keen Vision for GLR in 2020

Historically, DeSoto County’s third grade reading scores have hovered below 30%. In 2018, only 29% of third-grade students in the county were reading on grade level. However, 2019 has brought some positive changes and improvements. There’s a lot of action… Read More