Laura Columbus

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Recent Posts

Grade Level Reading Week Conference

As one of the leaders in the fight for literacy in our community, Laura Columbus, UWECI Senior Coordinator of Education Initiatives, recently attended[..]

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Preventing Summer Learning Loss

“What am I going to do with the kids once school is out?”

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Did You See CJ?

Did you happen to spot CJ at your local Hy-Vee, school, or maybe on the back of a city bus last month? CJ is the main character in Reading into Success’

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Become a VIP and Make a Difference!

“It was so encouraging when the teacher shared with me one of my reader’s score improvements since meeting together! We’re making a difference!”

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Preventing Summer Slide

Summer slide sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s a serious issue affecting too many children every year.

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Cedar Rapids Joins Nationwide Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Cedar Rapids is taking a big step toward improving student success by joining the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR), a nationwide movement to[..]

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