Coach K on Early Learning

Today the Invest in US campaign and Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski – the winningest coach in NCAA men’s basketball history – released a video speaking to the importance of early learning opportunities for at-risk children. Coach K – founder…

Register Now: Pre-conference on Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Join us at the 2016 National Smart Start Conference on May 2nd  to learn how communities across the nation are working together to make measurable progress on third grade literacy. Register here. Lackluster third grade reading results are inspiring communities…

Gaston County Joins Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Gastonia, North Carolina. March 2, 2016 – Gaston County community leaders are coming together to improve student success by joining the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR), a nationwide movement to increase early reading proficiency. The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is…