Yearly Archives: 2016

Only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders read at grade level, here’s how to help

03 Feb 2016 by advocate in categories News, News Stories, Uncategorized

Only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders read at grade level, here’s how to help By: Gi Hallmark, Charlotte Agenda, gi@charlotteagenda.com According to a report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, in 2014, only 40% of Charlotte Mecklenburg third graders were reading at grade level. Reading at grade level by the end of third grade […]

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Rise in homeless families predicted during annual count

27 Jan 2016 by advocate in categories News, News Stories, Uncategorized

View Original Article Rise in homeless families predicted during annual count this week By Mark Price, The Charlotte Observer, msprice@charlottobserver.com Mecklenburg County’s annual count of homeless people kicks off late Wednesday, and organizers are predicting the number of homeless families will increase for the second year in a row. It’s a belief based in part on reports […]

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