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  • Portraits of Struggling Readers
    Meet four children who are learning to become strong, confident readers
  • Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
    What every teacher should know
  •  A Chance to Read
    An inside look at reading challenges facing kids with disabilities
  • Engaged Parents
    When parents are involved with school, achievement improves
  •  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

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.

Start with a Book: Read. Talk. Explore.

National Association of Elementary School Principals

Our Literacy Blogs

Book Life
Rachael Walker
May 15, 2018

Video About Teaching Reading

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Launching Young Readers
"Reading is not optional." —

Walter Dean Myers