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Read! Reading Success by 4th Grade is a community initiative with the goal of ALL of Springfield’s children reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.

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Summer Program Guide 2016

This Summer Programs Guide provides a listing of 2016 camp programs available throughout the city to your children ... and to you! Through fun and engaging activities and programs, your children will be learning while they’re having fun. 

Click here to view the Summer Program Guide

Sally C Fuller
Posted on: Jun 9,2016
'Seussian Soiree' launches public portion of campaign to open new Dr. Seuss museum at the Quadrangle
Mary Walachy, executive director of the Davis Foundation, explained that the museum is aligned with the goals of the Davis Found…
Sally C Fuller
Posted on: May 20,2016
Shameka Drummer
I love reading to my kids, but most importantly, I love to hear my children read to me.
Sally C Fuller
Posted on: May 20,2016
Erika Tougas
Last year we did two summer reading programs with a total of 45 hours of reading.

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Early Literacy Programs
  • Talk/Read/Succeed!
    Talk/Read/Succeed! (TRS) is a comprehensive education initiative designed to improve the number of children reading proficiently…
  • Reader to Reader
    DiscoverBooks, a program of Reader to Reader, empowers parents to become active participants in the early literacy development o…
  • Family Child Care Language & Literacy Project
    Helps providers build skills to improve children's foundation for literacy and supplies them with books and activities to promot…
  • Link to Libraries
    Founded in 2008, Link to Libraries’ mission is to collect and distribute new books to elementary school libraries and non-…
  • Raising a Reader
    Raising A Reader MA is an evidence-based early literacy program that seeks to close the academic achievement gap by helping fami…
  • Stand for Children
    Stand for Children’s mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school pre…
  • Reach Out and Read
    Reach Out and Read prepares young children for school success by partnering with pediatricians to prescribe books and encourage …
  • MA Reading Corps at Springfield College
    The Springfield College Student Success Corps is an AmeriCorps program that focuses on providing academic and social-emotional s…
  • The Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative
    The Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative (HSLI) is a region-wide initiative to expand quality summer-learning opportunities for chi…
  • READY! for Kindergarten
    READY! for Kindergarten is an interactive workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth through five years old originall…
  • Springfield Bto3rd
    Birth-Third is about improving the quality of education and care at three developmental levels ages 0-3, 3-5, and 5-9 while impr…
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