Archive | March, 2017

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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St. Mark Instills a Love for Reading Year-Round

When Beth McGorry walks into bookstores in Dubuque, her first item of business is to look for diverse faces on the covers of children’s books. It’s not something she used to notice, but through her work at St. Mark Youth Enrichment, she knows how important it is for kids to be able to see themselves […]

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