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What’s Happening In Mississippi

Mississippi Honored as Pacesetter for Early Literacy Work

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) recognized the Mississippi Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as a State Pacesetter for its efforts to improve early literacy and student success. The Campaign will also recognize Governor Phil Bryant for his leadership in making third-grade reading proficiency a priority of his administration’s education reform efforts. The special recognitions were presented at a reception on February 15 at 6 p.m. at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson, Mississippi.

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A Successful Launch!

Since December 1st, the MS Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Network has expanded! Community coalitions are growing and thriving, Two communities are working on their Community Solutions Action Plan (CSAP) since they’ve submitted their Letter of Intent, and several others are on track to submit their Letter of Intent Soon!

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@MSGLReading is ready to tell the First 2000 Days story to their communities. Spent a great day with community leaders from across MS - sharing NC's #first2000days experiences and achievements. @ncecf

"Say Something!" - Here's an invitation for your students to tell us what they are thinking, feeling, dreaming... and how they will change the world for the better. @Scholastic My new book #SaySomething releases Feb 26.

Happy to have GLR communities from across MS working together to prioritize the #first2000days of children’s lives.


The Literacy-Based Promotion Act helps Mississippi
students become strong readers and strong leaders.

We've been busy planning! Join us as we kick off Attendance Awareness Month 2019 on March 21 with our 1st webinar: Lay a Foundation. We'll discuss attendance in the early school years & how family engagement helps move the needle. Registration link coming soon! #SchoolEveryDay

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