Families

New plan created to improve grade-level reading in Manatee County

By Anna Bryson Staff Writer  There are 32 elementary schools in Manatee County and 49% of third-graders are not reading on grade level. At 10 Title 1 schools, that number rises to 75%. Children who read on grade level by the end of third grade, statistics show, are more likely to graduate high school and have higher…

ALICE Community Report

REGISTER HERE. You’re invited to a summit on the newly released 2018 ALICE Report presented by our Women United affinity group on Monday, April 8th at 8:30AM at the State College of Florida. 43% of households in our region struggle to pay for basic needs such as housing, child care, food, transportation, health care and…

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