A Statewide Movement

Unique communities with the shared goal of literacy
for all of Florida’s children

Our Communities

Successful Parents

The secret behind successful children

Parent Resources

Networks for Change

Leaders from multiple sectors are working toward better outcomes
for children and families

Our Networks


Our thoughts are with the Bush family and all of our colleagues at the Barbara Bush Foundation. We have lost a truly admirable woman, but her legacy will live on! ... See MoreSee Less

Florida Children's Council CEO, Brittany Olivieri Birken, and Michele Watson of Watson Policy Solutions visited our members at The Children's Trust yesterday and spoke on Strategic Investments in Early Learning at the Trust's packed Board of Directors' Meeting! #FloridaCSC ... See MoreSee Less

Bookmobiles play an important role in delivering library services throughout communities. Several of our #FloridaGLR communities use bookmobiles to help spread the love of reading to more children! Help us celebrate National #BookmobileDay2018 by sharing your Bookmobile pictures with us today! American Library Association ... See MoreSee Less


“STEM education is vital to the future workforce of our state." - @AaronPBean We agree, Senator! Thank you for high… https://t.co/x5lJ636iqV

RT @MyFLFamilies: Children learn how to behave and react to life situations by watching their parents or caregivers. Children are great imi…

Florida Children's Council CEO, Brittany Birken & Michele Watson of Watson Policy Solutions speaking to a full hous… https://t.co/iMRWPU0ao0

#AfterschoolWorks for parents, kids and the economy. Check out this new fact sheet from @afterschool4all with detai… https://t.co/2DDVLqtTvj

ICYMI: April is #ChildAbusePrevention Month! @HHSGov created this 2018 Prevention Resource Guide to help providers… https://t.co/Jh3xzPO1fU

Did You Know?

More than 60 percent of Florida’s fourth graders are not reading on grade level – hindering their success in the classroom and beyond.

The Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign is working with communities and organizations statewide to boost early childhood literacy.

The Huddle

The online community of the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Network.

Statistics Lottery

An alarming number of children – about 67 percent nationwide and more than 80 percent of those from low-income families – are not proficient readers by the end of third grade. This has significant and long-term consequences not only for each of those children, but for their communities and our nation as a whole. If left unchecked, this problem will undermine efforts to end intergenerational poverty, close the achievement gap and reduce high school dropout rates. Far fewer of the next generation will be prepared to succeed in a global economy, participate in higher education or enter military and civilian service.

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