The Bacon Was Back!

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) recently hosted the 2022 Community Update. After two years of virtual formatting due to…

Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry – Arcadia

Author’s Note: SUNCOAST DISASTER RECOVERY FUND The day after Hurricane Ian hit the Suncoast of Florida, The Patterson Foundation announced a …
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Just Right: Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry — Port Charlotte

Editor’s Note: Since 2018, albeit interrupted by COVD, SCGLR has hosted 18 Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry events providing 708 families with…
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THESE BOOKS ARE COOL! — THIS BOOK IS COOL! End of Summer Feedback

The end of summer always brings a pang of sadness, along with the gleeful anticipation that comes with a new school year. It also brings incr…
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The Stars Aligned at Dive into Reading Camps

Editor’s Note: Photo courtesy of Ray Collins.   The Stars Aligned at Dive into Reading Camps I woke up one summer morning and had an ove…

The Real Winners are the Children and Families of the Suncoast

Thursday, July 21, 2022, was a big day for the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, receiving honors and accolades from the national Ca…
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Suncoast Honored With 2022 All-America City Award and GLR Pacesetter Award

The Suncoast’s steadfast efforts to help our children and families succeed in school and life have been recognized on a national stage. Our r…

THIS BOOK IS COOL! In School – Available to Educators and Their Students

What do you picture when you hear “speech and language therapy?” Is it a therapist and child sitting across the table from each other looking…
THIS BOOK IS COOL!

Registration Is Open

Editor’s Note: Register for THIS BOOK IS COOL in English or Spanish.   Registration IS open!  Such exciting words. But when preceded by …

Zen and the Art of Suncoast Remake Learning Days!

Editor’s Note: Click this link to explore all the events in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties by theme.   Friends, When …
Suncoast Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days Across America: The Nation’s Biggest Family-Friendly Festival of Learning Comes to Florida’s Suncoast in 2022

A 10-day festival of events celebrating learning is coming to Florida’s Suncoast between April 29th and May 8th, 2022. Presented by the Sunco…

Wonder, Explore, and Learn Together With Your Child

Editor’s Note: Access the Suncoast Remake Learning Days Event Guide here. Welcome to Suncoast Remake Learning Days. This Event Guide will hel…
Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save the Date

Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save The Date!

Friends! I don’t know if it’s this gorgeous weather or finally arranging tickets for a wedding that was supposed to happen three years ago, o…
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What’s the point of The POINT?

Assembled by a team of possibilitarians, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) launched its newest endeavor — The POINT, a co…
SCGLR Engagement Team

An Energized Time of Connection, Learning, and Sharing

Recently, 26 Engagement Team members from the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading gathered for a quarterly Zoom meeting. This group of …
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Pop up Neighbor Through Laundry: All It Costs Is to Care Enough to Care

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…
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Spreading Literacy, Pineapples, and Joy: Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry

It wasn’t exactly a holiday party, although you could feel a sense of celebration in the air. Smiles, conversations, snacks, and laughter wer…
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