December 13, 2021

Reimagining Opportunities for Struggling Readers of All Ages Through the Strauss Literacy Initiative

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Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are guiding the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County…

October 14, 2021

From Identification to Success: Supporting Students with Learning Differences at St. Mary Academy

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Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are helping develop the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Sarasot…

August 8, 2021

A Legacy of Literary and Learning Support Lives On

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Growing up, Patricia “Patti” Strauss found reading and writing uniquely challenging, yet for most of her life could never pinpoint why. After years of searching for answers with lo…

August 6, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County and Local Partners Collaborate to Support Student Literacy and Teacher Professional Development to Inform Intervention Strategies, Help Predict Dyslexia

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Through the Strauss Literacy Initiative, families, teachers, and partners are reimagining opportunities for struggling readers at all ages to uncover many often undiagnosed with this learning…

August 6, 2021

Reimagining the ABCs of Literacy Support at Visible Men Academy

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Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are helping develop the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Saraso…

May 19, 2019

Legacy Giving: The Ira and Patricia Strauss Fund For Children's Literacy

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During 47 years of married life, Ira and Patti Strauss built three homes: a beach house in Fire Island, New York; a farm in Schooley’s Mountain, New Jersey; and another beach home on Boc…