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Lawmakers Hope To Turn The Page On Literacy Issues Among Florida Students

Thursday, April 22, 2021

From WFSU: “This is the first time in the history of this legislature that I have ever seen literacy tackled in such a comprehensive way where we’re focused not only on the students, but the parents and for the teachers,” Aloupis says. Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Florida Chamber launches Florida Equality of Opportunity Initiative

Friday, April 2, 2021

From Florida Politics: “On literacy, for instance, the “ReadingPals” program designed by the Children’s Movement of Florida and administered by 17 chapters of the United Way has seen substantial buy-in from Florida Chamber partners — the initiative now draws more than 2,000 volunteers across 26 counties.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Madeleine Thakur: Leads Children’s Movement to Get Family-Friendly Policies

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

From Miami Today: “Investing in thriving children and families, she said, helps us all. Today’s pre-kindergarten students are the community’s future earners and employers, and getting workforce matters right is essential.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.