Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Young boy and his mother reading together on a park bench

Fight for Grade-Level Reading Podcast Episode 8: Joy Thomas Moore and ‘The Power of Presence’

Here in Sarasota, Florida, we’re lucky to have some powerful philanthropy at work on early-childhood outcomes. The Patterson Foundation, which supports this podcast and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s reporting on grade-level reading issues, is one of the primary supporters of the… Read More

Striving for Less Than Five Days Absent in DeSoto County

This year, more than 2,300 DeSoto County elementary school students participated in the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s Attendance Awareness Poster Contest, fully funded by The Patterson Foundation. The annual contest is held during Attendance Awareness Month to promote outstanding… Read More