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    When parents are involved with school, achievement improves
  • Portraits of Struggling Readers
    Meet four children who are learning to become strong, confident readers
  •  A Tale of Two Schools
    The intimate story of a tumultuous year at two vulnerable schools
  •  On Track for Reading Success
    The role of assessment in growing strong readers
  •  A Chance to Read
    An inside look at reading challenges facing kids with disabilities

Raising reading achievement at your school

"What you focus on is what will grow." — Joan Freck, School principal, Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia

The Building Blocks of Reading

In Baltimore, a pre-kindergarten program called Children's Literacy Initiative helps at-risk children meet the school's high expectations.

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Launching Young Readers
"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." — Neil Gaiman