Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

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

Herald-Tribune Launches ‘The Fight for Grade-Level Reading’ Podcast

As part of its ongoing coverage of grade-level reading issues, the Herald-Tribune has launched a new podcast called The Fight for Grade-Level Reading. The focus on third-grade reading scores stems from a pivotal study by the Annie… Read More

The Council of Champions

The nationwide Grade-Level Reading Council of Champions honors exemplary volunteers, early-care and education providers, school and civic leaders, public officials, and others who communities nominate based on their alliance with—and support for—local and statewide efforts to support early literacy success. Read More