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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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Summer Reading List for Kids: 20 Staff Favorites

This week, staff at the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD) celebrated the upcoming arrival of my first child with a reading list of childhood favorites. These titles have touched the lives of my coworkers and their families and are sure to bring new laughs, new adventures, and new tears to your living room this […]

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Summer Learning Programs Help Kids Succeed

The Afterschool Alliance presented this report as part of the third edition of America After 3PM, which spans a decade of household survey data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. This fact sheet provides data on the current state of summer learning programs indicating that the demand and support for […]

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