National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, provides an annual opportunity to honor the work that reading tutors and groups are doing in communities across the country to help struggling readers. View our tools and templates, as well as outstanding tutors from across the country nominated by GLR partners:
The GLR Campaign was one of the sponsors of The 2015 Teaching & Learning Conference, which brought together more than 3,000 educators in Washington, D.C., along with such speakers as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, human rights advocate Martin Luther King III and filmmaker Ken Burns. Read GLR Managing Director Ralph Smith’s blog post on the March 13-14 conference here:
Read Across America Day, on March 2, provided an opportunity for GLR Communities to embrace reading and encourage parents to read aloud to their children. View our tools and templates for year-round use here:
Invest in US is a cross-sector initiative by the GLR Campaign, practitioners, advocates, policymakers and philanthropists to promote greater investments in early education and school readiness. The initiative was announced at the White House Summit on Early Childhood Education in Washington, D.C., on December 10.
National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, is the perfect occasion to honor the work that reading tutors and groups are doing in communities across the country to help struggling readers.
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday in early March provides an opportunity for GLR Communities to embrace reading and encourage parents to read aloud to their children. View our tools and templates here
Summer Learning Day is a nationwide advocacy day in June to promote awareness about the summer learning loss issue and strategies to address it. Learn how GLR Network communities marked the day:
Attendance Awareness Month in September is an opportunity for GLR Network communities to share the message about the pernicious effects of chronic absence on third-grade reading. Learn what communities did during the month:
Tell Our Story allows GLR Network communities to reflect on their accomplishments and their challenges in moving the needle on third grade reading. Read a summary here: