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Broward Reads: The Campaign For Grade-Level Reading

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Broward Reads: The Campaign For Grade-Level Reading

In 2014, Broward County joined the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) to increase the number of children reading at grade level by the time they complete grade 3. The Children’s Services Council of Broward County convened community partners with leadership and support from the Broward County Commission, Broward County Public Schools, Broward County Library System, Early Learning Coalition, United Way, Family Central, Jim Moran Foundation, A.D. Henderson Foundation, Community Foundation of Broward and others to form the Broward Reads Coalition – Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (Broward Reads), now a formal component of the Broward County Children’s Strategic Plan.

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Broward: Read for the Record Day is on October 26th, 2023.
This year, we are SHARING THE LOVE and reading With Lots of Love by Jenny Torres Sanchez, illustrated by André Ceolin.  Join over 2 million readers and thousands of classrooms, libraries, and communities coming together to celebrate early literacy.

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Part of the national Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® campaign, this event mobilizes millions of children and adults to celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience. Keep checking here and at HandsOnBroward.org for more information about the event and opportunities to participate! Visit the Broward: Read for the Record 2023 page!   We are proud to announce that the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has awarded the CSC Pacesetter Honors in the categories of Improving Instruction and Strengthening Support Services!

Read more about the Pacesetter Honors. Broward County receives Read for the Record District of the Year Award!

Information on how you and your city can participate: Looking to get involved with the Broward Reads campaign? See below for helpful links and information on how to help fulfill this strategic goal for Broward County.

For more information about Broward Reads, please contact:
Dr. Sharetta Remikie: sremikie@cscbroward.org / (954) 377-1666

Yolanda Meadows: ymeadows@cscbroward.org / (954) 377-1000

Broward Reads in the News

Broward County receives 2019 Read for the Record District of the Year Award! Broward Reads Named as Pacesetter See coverage on CBS 4 Miami Learn about the Broward Reads for the Record partnership with Jumpstart Watch the 2018 Broward Reads for the Record advertisement by M Network Watch the 2017 Telly Award-winning advertisement by M Network Watch the Florida Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Early Development PSAs

Book Reading Guides

Early Literacy Building Tools

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Broward Reads In Your City

City of Coral Springs – Proclamation Presented 11/2/2016 City of Parkland – Proclamation Presented 11/17/2016 City of Lauderhill – Proclamation Presented 1/9/2017
City of Coconut Creek – Proclamation Presented 1/12/2017 City of Hollywood – Proclamation Presented 1/18/2017 City of Wilton Manors – Proclamation Presented 1/24/2017
City of Tamarac – Proclamation Presented 1/25/2017 City of Miramar – Proclamation Presented 1/25/2017 City of Hallandale Beach – Proclamation Presented 2/1/2017
City of Pembroke Pines – Proclamation Presented 3/1/2017 City of Weston – Proclamation Presented   3/6/2017 City of Sunrise – Proclamation Presented 3/14/2017
City of Fort Lauderdale – Proclamation Presented 3/21/2017 City of Cooper City – Proclamation Presented 3/28/2017 City of North Lauderdale – Proclamation Presented 4/11/2017
City of Deerfield Beach – Proclamation Presented 4/19/2017 City of Pompano Beach – Proclamation Presented   5/9/2017 City of Oakland Park – Proclamation Presented 9/19/2017
City of Dania Beach – Proclamation Presented 2/3/2018