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Reach Out and Read Childhood Literacy Initiatives

Derek Gale & Jenny Horsely

Reach Out and Read is focusing on equitably strengthening and deepening our impact on the children, families, and communities we serve

visit them here: reachoutandread.org

 

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Lead to Read KC Advancing Literacy Kansas City Community

LEAD TO READ KC

Pauly Hart| Executive Director

Lead to Read KC was launched in 2011 by Lynn and Jean Rundle. Both former teachers, Lynn and Jean mentored and tutored teens. They realized that many of these very intelligent kids couldn’t read fluently – and a few barely could spell. There had to be a way to help.

visit them here: Leadtoreadkc.org

 

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Turn The Page Sly James Discusses Childhood Education

Turn The Page Sly James Discusses Childhood Education

Turn the Page

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On episode 382 of KC Cares, we talk with Sly James, founder with Turn the Page! Our Topic: Childhood Literacy! Listen now!

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Turn the Page 

Sly James, founder

The mission of Turn the Page KC is to mobilize the community to achieve reading proficiency at grade level or above for all third graders in Kansas City, Missouri. Turn the Page KC was founded by Mayor Sly James in 2011 as an initiative to raise the reading proficiency of third graders, which at the time was only 33%. Volunteer and community organizations began to rally around this mission. 

turnthepagekc.org

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Ruth  Bigus:

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