Weekly Huddle Roundup, February 12, 2015

Weekly Huddle Roundup, February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015       

Dear Colleague,   

This week’s news from the Network Communities Support Center includes:

  • This week’s Bright Spot highlights how Gulfport, Mississippi, found private resources to support pre-K. Read more on the Huddle. To nominate a community as a Bright Spot, email Betsy Rubiner at brubiner@gradelevelreading.net. Self-nominations are encouraged!
  • Alex Kolker, of the Quad Cities (Iowa/Illinois) GLR community, is looking for suggestions on how to best engage volunteers to get involved in attendance activities, both hands-on activities and presentations. Read more and join the discussion on the Huddle.
  • The GLR Campaign’s national Funder-to-Funder Huddle will be held April 23-24, prior to the Council on Foundations Annual Conference in San Francisco. The F2F Huddle is a great opportunity to meet other funders in the grade-level reading space, share challenges and successes, learn from and with each other, and collectively drive toward bigger, stronger and better results. Read more on the Huddle.
  • New articles in the Huddle’s Current Events discussion include links to a story about attendance in pre-K and to a Huffington Post story highlighting two-generation approaches to supporting early childhood success. Join the discussion!



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