Detroit Students Have a Constitutional Right to Literacy, Court Rules
From The New York Times, April 27, 2020. Dana Goldstein. Read more “Court: Students Have Constitutional Right to Literacy”
From The New York Times, April 27, 2020. Dana Goldstein. Read more “Court: Students Have Constitutional Right to Literacy” →
From Arizona Daily Sun, November 23, 2019. Kaitlin Olson. Read more “Thomas Elementary Pilots Literacy Center Program” →
From Why Am I Telling You This? Clinton Foundation, June 17, 2019. Chelsea Clinton
In this episode, Chelsea Clinton sits down with Ralph Smith, managing director of the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, and Dr. Susan Neuman, New York University Professor of Childhood and Literacy Education, to share stories and strategies on how to help every child reach their full potential.
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FLAGSTAFF – June 6, 2019
The Literacy Coordination Team began work on a programmatic landscape analysis of community literacy resources yesterday to lay the foundation for its work toward improving collaboration and coordination in alignment with the K-3 literacy plan of the Flagstaff Unified School District.
Motivated by the survey results gathered by LAUNCH Flagstaff in February, the team is focused on strengthening personal and organizational relationships Read more “Literacy Program Analysis Begins” →
FLAGSTAFF March 28, 2019
Twelve representatives of Flagstaff area literacy programs meet today to begin a conversation focused on improving coordination between themselves and the community in alignment with the literacy strategies of K-3 educators.
Literacy professionals from the Flagstaff Public Library, other literacy programs, and parenting programs met with representatives of the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to foster the relationships that will be the foundation for future collaborative action. Read more “Literacy Coordination Begins” →
FLAGSTAFF – March 15, 2019
A survey conducted by LAUNCH Flagstaff in collaboration with the Flagstaff Unified School District revealed that out of 25 Flagstaff area literacy programs few were recognized or used by parents of kindergarten aged children. Read more “Literacy Resource Survey” →
FLAGSTAFF January 22, 2019
The Early Learning Action Network, in collaboration with the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD), is conducting a survey of families registering their child for kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year.
The survey is designed to gather information from families with young children and their familiarity with and utilization of local literacy resources like the Flagstaff Public Library, Reach Out and Read, and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Read more “Literacy Resource Coordination” →
PHOENIX October 15, 2018
The first phase of the LAUNCH Flagstaff Literacy Acceleration Project began today with a Data Analysis Institute hosted by Read On Arizona in Phoenix. The Flagstaff project is looking at a cohort of schools participating in the multi-LEA implementation of the Kindergarten Developmental Inventory (KDI). Those schools include: Killip, Kinsey, Marshall, Mountain, PEAK and Sechrist Elementary schools. The team looked at a variety of data ranging from population demographics to reading proficiency. The team discovered several patterns of interest related to 3rd grade reading scores: Read more “Literacy Acceleration Data” →
FLAGSTAFF September 6, 2018
Read On Arizona, thanks to partial funding and support provided by the Arizona Community Foundation and the Arizona Department of Education Early Childhood Unit, recently launched the Acceleration Zone Project focused on exploring how targeted communities throughout state can accelerate progress towards the goal of eliminating the literacy gap for economically disadvantaged students in Arizona.
“We are pleased to announce that Flagstaff has been chosen as one of six communities in Arizona to participate in the Acceleration Zone Project,” said Arizona Literacy Director for Read On Arizona, Terri Clark Read more “Read On Acceleration Zone” →