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United Way Education Summit helped bridge gaps

Studer Community Institute was among 19 nonprofits that shared insights and resources with 46 school district employees representing 26 schools at the United Way of Escambia County's Education Summit. Read full story

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Early Learning Coalition among IMPACT 2017 winners

The Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County will support project called Grow With Me, which will utilize the Nemours BrightStart! toolkit for infant/toddler and preschool classrooms. Read full story

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IP Foundation to award SCI early learning grant

The International Paper Foundation offers grants to nonprofits in communities where it has a facility in support of three Signature Causes — children’s education, disaster relief and health and wellness. Read full story

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School is almost here — Is your child ready?

We created this graphic with the help of kindergarten teachers in our community to help parents know if their kindergartner is ready for school. We hope you use it as part of your back to school routine. Read full story

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New kindergarten readiness rate to come

Florida Department of Education has chosen a new kindergarten readiness screener, which will be used beginning this school year. Read full story

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Another story in the 2017 FSA scores

Data shows how children from 2013-2014 fared on state test in third grade

These third-graders were kindergartners in the 2013-2014 school year. That's the last school year that the state released the results of the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS). Read full story

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Operation Backpack starting up

City of Pensacola Parks Department hosting school supply drive June 1-Aug. 4

Schools out for summer, but the City of Pensacola Parks & Recreation Department already has next school year on the brain. Read full story

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Youth feeding program at Carver Park this summer

The Cantonment Improvement Committee is offering a free summer feeding program for children at Carver Park Resource Center. Read full story

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Special edition library card helps students take a look in a book

West Florida Public Libraries and the Escambia County School District are teaming up to ensure every student in Escambia County will receive a special edition library card this week. Read full story

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Brain Bags launch as part of Early Learning City effort

The first IMPACT Brain Bags are going home with new moms at Pensacola area hospitals. The bags were designed as early literacy gift bags to help parents begin to understand the power of parent talk in the early development of a child’s brain. Read full story

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Update: Build a brain one step at a time

As state of Florida officials prepare to rollout a new kindergarten readiness test next school year, it is more important than ever that every parent understands the importance of talking and reading to a child before the first day of school. Read full story

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County’s Play, Grow Learn effort offering spring break program

Escambia County's Play, Learn, Grow program is offering a free spring break camp. Check out the details here. Read full story