Reading Success by 4th Grade

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A nationally-recognized child literacy program in western Massachusetts has a new manager.

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  A change in management has been announced at a nationally recognized child literacy campaign in western Massachusetts.

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      A nationally recognized initiative to improve children’s reading proficiency in Springfield, Massachusetts has put its results online. 

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Advocates for children in Massachusetts are looking to rally the business community to back additional state funding for early education.  At a conference in Springfield today they pointed to recent momentum on Beacon Hill toward the goal of universal pre-kindergarten. 

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     The first museum dedicated to the life and work of revered children’s book author and illustrator Theodore Geisel – better known as Dr. Seuss -- opens to the public Saturday in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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A community campaign to improve literacy in children from low-income families in Springfield, Massachusetts has been nationally honored.

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     An effort is under way in one western Massachusetts city to get young children to pick up a book, or two, before they head back to school in a few weeks. 

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A community campaign to improve early child literacy in Springfield, Massachusetts has won national honors. 

 Springfield’s “Reading Success by 4th Grade” initiative was cited for making measurable progress on eliminating barriers faced by children from low-income families that can block them from becoming proficient readers.