Tag: literacy

Melissa RossMay 26, 2016

Improving Duval County’s dismally low child literacy rates is the mission behind Jacksonville’s Read It Forward Jax Coalition. One of the initiatives that coalition has discussed is looking at ways to get more books into the hands of more kids — particularly low-income children who may not have access to a wide variety of books at home. […]

Melissa RossNovember 19, 2015

Jacksonville’s Read It Forward Jax Coalition is composed of some real heavy hitters across the 904, such as Kerri Stewart, chief of staff to Mayor Lenny Curry; Susie Wiles, chairwoman of the Donald Trump campaign in Florida; and many more. But the coalition’s creator has the respect of them all: attorney and former Duval County […]


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