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Dubuque Campaign to Host Parent Engagement Sessions at Multicultural Family Center

Studies have shown that parent engagement is crucial to a child’s well-being. When parents are engaged, students perform better in school. They earn better grades, improve test scores, increase attendance, gain more motivation and self-esteem, and have fewer behavioral issues. To address this need, the Dubuque Campaign is partnering with the Multicultural Family Center (MFC) […]

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Meet Jamie

Jamie may just be a few months old, but like too many children from low-income families, she will begin school already far behind. Since Jamie is less likely to be read or spoken to regularly or have access to books, high-quality daycare, and prekindergarten programs, she will be two times more likely to experience developmental […]

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Dubuque Receives All-America City Award for Efforts to Improve Early Literacy

Dubuque has received the prestigious All-America City Award (AAC Award) for its civic engagement to help more young children from low-income families achieve grade-level reading proficiency and early school success. Dubuque was one of just 15 communities nationwide to receive the award from the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and the National Civic League, which created the […]

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Dubuque Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Honored as a Pacesetter for Early Literacy Work

The Dubuque Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has been honored as a Pacesetter by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for making measurable progress on eliminating barriers that prevent students from reading proficiently by third grade. “Pacesetter Honors are among the highest awards presented by the Campaign,” said Ralph Smith, the managing director of the Campaign for […]

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Dubuque Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Honored as a Pacesetter for Early Literacy Work

Dubuque is one of 38 communities that have been honored as Pacesetters by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for making measurable progress on eliminating barriers that prevent students from reading proficiently by third grade. “Pacesetter Honors are among the highest awards presented by the Campaign,” said Ralph Smith, the managing director of the Campaign for […]

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Dubuque Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Our Dubuque Campaign partners are working hard in the areas of School Readiness, Attendance and Summer Learning to ensure that the youth in our community have a bright future.  Below is a video of just a few of our partners working together.  We are excited to share more of their stories in the future!  Be […]

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