Programmatic Landscape Analysis of Literacy Resources Begins
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”
Data Team Reviews Literacy Data
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”
Funding for LAUNCH Renewed
FLAGSTAFF September 24, 2018
The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff (ACFF) at their 21st Annual Grants Presentation today renewed their funding for organizational infrastructure and staffing of LAUNCH Flagstaff. This is the third year of investment by ACFF into the collective impact work of the LAUNCH partnership.
Earlier this year, the Wharton Foundation announced an expansion of their investment in LAUNCH Flagstaff. Together with the ACFF investment, this funding supports the staffing of a Partnership Director through October 2019. The balance of funding for LAUNCH Flagstaff’s operations comes through the backbone support of the United Way of Northern Arizona. Read more “Funding for LAUNCH renewed”
LAUNCH Flagstaff Selected for Read On Arizona Acceleration Zone Project
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”