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Up, Up, and Attend (School) in Dubuque, Iowa

This article was posted by Betsy Rubiner on The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading blog on October 11, 2013. “Up, Up, and Attend” is the clever catch phrase for Dubuque, Iowa’s Super Hero-themed attendance awareness campaign, focused on elementary school students.  Seventy-four GLR communities participated in the month. Ten communities are in states where the governor signed a state-level […]

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School Attendance Matters and You Can Help

Eric Dregne is vice president of strategic initiatives for the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. This article appeared on the opinion page of the Telegraph Herald on October 17, 2013. Dubuque’s Campaign for Grade-Level Reading in September turned its attention from summer learning to school attendance. What’s wrong with missing a few days of school? Study after […]

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