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Another Voice: Early Intervention is key to breaking cycle of poverty
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 03:11 pm
In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama called for making "high-quality preschool available to every single child in America." Economists agree that these investments are not just a good idea, they are critical to ending cycles of poverty.
Buffalo Rotary backs Read to Succeed
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 12:00 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo has received an $18,900 contribution from the Buffalo Rotary Foundation — part of the foundation's three-year, $60,000 investment in the program.
Read to Succeed Buffalo lands $495,000 grant
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 03:00 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo will receive $495,000 to support its early childhood literacy programs from the John R. Oishei Foundation.
Renewal projects under way on East Side
Tue, Jul 3rd 2012 08:33 am
Residents in the 14215 ZIP code are seeing the first visible sign that Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is committed to improving the lives of children and families in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods.
On the Record
Mon, May 28th 2012 07:47 am
Read to Succeed Buffalo Announces Board Appointments.
Wendt Again Underwrites Read to Succeed
Mon, May 21st 2012 12:00 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo received a $70,000 funding renewal grant from the The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation.
Read to Succeed lands $115,000 grant
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 02:00 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo has received a $115,000 funding boost from the John R. Oishei Foundation. The grant supports operations in 2012, and follows previous grants from the foundation through a collaboration between Oishei, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation.
Read to Succeed Recieves $115,00 Oishei Grant
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 01:00 pm
The John R. Oishei Foundation gave Read to Succeed Buffalo a grant Friday of $115,000 renewing its commitment to the early childhood literacy organization.
At drive kickoff, sponsors stress the power of books to change lives
Fri, Mar 30th 2012 11:00 am
Organizers of the Books for Kids book drive on Wednesday highlighted Shanya's story to underscore the importance literacy, which The Buffalo News-sponsored initiative emphasizes. The book that Shanya read had come from the literacy organization Project Flight, which partners with The News on Books for Kids.
Buffalo Compete for National Reading Award
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 07:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Public Schools and Read to Succeed Buffalo have unveiled a plan to compete for the All America City Grade-Level Reading Award.
Buffalo Must Ensure Proficiency By Third Grade
Sun, Feb 12th 2012 07:00 pm
Last year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation issued a special report, "Early Warning! Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters," which has become a clarion call to communities to support children's reading success by the end of third grade.
Good Morning Buffalo
Sun, Feb 12th 2012 07:00 pm
Local education advocates are preparing for Buffalo's entry in the All-America City Grade-Level Reading Award competition.
Giving Books to Young Readers
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 12:00 pm
Launched last month by Read to Succeed Buffalo, with help from the Rotary Club of Buffalo and the Literacy Coalition, the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is targeted to children in the 14215 ZIP code area on Buffalo's East Side.
Area group's education initiative receives federal funding
Tue, Dec 20th 2011 08:00 am
Buffalo's Promise Neighborhood project was one of five in the nation to secure federal funding to provide "cradle to career" services for children in an effort to improve educational outcomes among low-income areas, federal officials announced today.
Read to Succeed Offers Free Book Distribution
Mon, Dec 12th 2011 12:00 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo launches a free book distribution program at 11 a.m. today at its offices at 392 Pearl St. The program is designed to ensure young children in one East Side neighborhood will have books of their very own.
The Push is On to Raise the Literacy Rate
Mon, Dec 12th 2011 12:00 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo held this "story time" event at its office on Pearl Street Saturday morning. The goal of this not-for-profit group is to raise the literacy rate of children through 3rd grade in the city of Buffalo.
Read to Succeed Buffalo launches book delivery program
Mon, Dec 12th 2011 12:00 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo (RTSB) is bringing books directly in the hands of young children on the City's East Side. With the help of a Buffalo Rotary Foundation grant, RTSB was able to bring the Dolly Patron's Imagination Library to families with young children.
Literacy Skills of Preschoolers are focus of educational plan
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 08:00 am
It wasn't fundraiser, but a "friendraiser" that drew together nearly 200 local educators, business and community leaders Thursday in an effort to improve student achievement in Buffalo.
More than 27,500 Expected to Participate in Read for the Record
Mon, Oct 10th 2011 10:00 am
With more than 27,500 young children registered for Read for the Record, Read to Succeed Buffalo has shattered our local record, set last year, to get the most people reading the same children's book on the same day.
Young people "Read for the Record"
Mon, Oct 10th 2011 10:00 am
Young people are getting a lesson in literacy and helping to set a record at the same time.
Llamas in pj's awaken kids
Mon, Oct 10th 2011 09:00 am
Exotic animals in red sleepwear inspire 28,000 area children to join rest of nation in reading same picture book on same day
Good Morning, Buffalo
Thu, Oct 6th 2011 08:00 am
What's black and white and read all over?
Llamas invade area schools, businesses
Thu, Oct 6th 2011 08:00 am
There's a llama theme at area schools and businesses this week. Millions of people will read the book Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney on Thursday, October 6, 2011. That's because it is Jumpstart's "Read for the Record" day.
Participants Sought for Reading Challenge
Fri, Aug 26th 2011 09:00 am
Read for the Record, the national celebration of reading that tries to set a record for the most people reading the same book on the same day, will take place on Oct. 6, and Read to Succeed Buffalo is looking for participants.
Students Commit to Reading Over the Summer
Mon, Aug 22nd 2011 02:00 pm
Parents and students are committing to reading during summer break. The ceremony at the Martha Mitchell Community Center celebrated Buffalo's family literacy group, Read to Succeed.
Promoting a Love of Reading
Thu, Aug 4th 2011 06:00 am
If it truly takes a village to raise a child, then Read to Succeed Buffalo is more than doing its part. This summer, Read to Succeed community outreach coordinator Deborah Porter has initiated the Family Literacy Program, which encourages children to actively engage in reading while incorporating their parents into the process by providing workshops that assist them in building a culture of literacy at home.
Read to Succeed Welcomes New Exec
Tue, May 17th 2011 01:00 pm
Read to Succeed will see a management shift this week as Anne Ryan takes over as executive director, effective May 2.
In the Spotlight: Felicia Santiago
Tue, May 17th 2011 01:00 pm
For Felicia Santiago, working with children is more than job, it's a passion.
Read to Succeed Appoints Ryan
Mon, May 16th 2011 09:00 am
Read to Succeed Buffalo appointed Anne S. Ryan executive director.
Take the Challenge: "Like" Us on Facebook
Wed, Mar 23rd 2011 02:00 pm
We have Arrived: Follow Us on Facebook
Oh, The Places They Went Through Reading!
Thu, Mar 3rd 2011 09:00 am
Read Across America! - Principal Molly Halady of Saint Benedict School in Amherst brought the Cat in the Hat to school March 2 in celebration of Reading and the Birthday of Dr. Seuss. The National Education Association's Read Across America is a nationwide celebration of reading.
Reading to Succeed With Read Across America
Tue, Mar 1st 2011 11:00 am
For the past three years, Read to Succeed Buffalo has been working to help better prepare children for kindergarten by promoting literacy and reading throughout the city. On March 2, they will be participating in the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America event.
A Community Approach to Promoting Literacy
Thu, Feb 3rd 2011 11:00 am
Read to Succeed Buffalo's Community Art Project fosters family literacy by drawing on the visual arts to encourage a passion for the written word, and its response has been extraordinary.
Holiday Gifts with Meaning
Mon, Dec 13th 2010 07:00 am
Read To Succeed Buffalo has united with local artist Brian Nesline to unveil the Letters for Literacy project, a unique holiday gift appropriate for children and adults.
Holiday Gifts with Meaning!
Mon, Dec 13th 2010 07:00 am
On Thursday, December 9th Read To Succeed Buffalo will unite with local artist Brian Nesline to unveil the Letters for Literacy project, a unique holiday gift appropriate for children and adults.