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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.

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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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A huge thank you to Teresa Bishop with the Roundtable of St. Lucie County for presenting to our Council Board this afternoon. The Roundtable is making an incredible impact with their anti-violence work and initiatives to reduce gang involvement. Read more about their work here: www.roundtableslc.com/ Children's Services Council of St. Lucie County ... See MoreSee Less

Always great to visit our local Children's Services Councils! Our Florida Children's Council team is looking forward to our Board Meeting today in St. Lucie! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign is moving to its own Facebook page! The Campaign is growing faster than ever and we want to be sure you can find all GLR happenings & upcoming events in one dedicated space.

Please like & follow the new page at www.facebook.com/FloridaGLR to stay up-to-date on all things Grade-Level Reading! #FloridaGLR
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#FloridaGLR was thrilled to attend this morning's business leaders breakfast 'The Business of Preschool', hosted by Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida. We look forward to seeing many of this morning's audience members at our upcoming Collier County GLR meeting on June 13 and Lee County GLR meeting on July 9th. More details coming soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thrilled to see early learning and grade-level reading deeply embedded in the conversation at this week's Florida B… https://t.co/aZSboSQyhv

Thanks @FLChamberFDN for the impressive line up of speakers at your #ProsperitySummitFL. We're looking forward to… https://t.co/KBXscydrzd

#FloridaGLR is hosting an informational webinar, May 10th at 1-2pm for supporters of #Readingby3rd! Join us for an… https://t.co/ILTfFNr5zo

Last few days to register for this engaging infant/toddler presentation! https://t.co/0EZNBD35Nt

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