ISSUES: Broward County: Tutoring & Climate Compact

According to The Literacy Coalition, 43% of third graders do not read at grade level. But with just 30 minutes a week, a computer and a phone, a new program makes it easier to match volunteers to first graders in Broward County’s low-income public schools. Broward Commissioner Beam Furr discusses this “game changer” and an initiative to better coordinate Southeast Florida’s fight on climate change.

Beam Furr, Broward County Commission, Dist. 6