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A Road to Reading

We have learned the past 20 years, through cognitive science research, that over 90% of students can learn to read at grade level by third grade; however, the Nation’s Report Card in 2019 reported...

Improving Language Equity for the Seals of Biliteracy

Heritage language learners add to the rich variety of the U.S.’s languages, yet all too often those very students are denied the recognition they deserve. The Seal of...

I Am My Language

“I am my language. Until I can take pride in my language,...

Responding to COVID by Training Effective Early Childhood Educators

Like many states across the nation that serve a large number of...

The Power of Storytelling

When I was a child, my father used to tell us stories as my siblings and I were...

Self-Selecting Success

Reading is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s leading voice for children’s literacy, has a simple yet effective formula for increasing reading outcomes: choice + access = engagement. Why is engagement important? Reading engagement and motivation...

Reading Foundations

Educators are often left unprepared to meet the unique needs of the...

Supporting Early Literacy in Spanish and English

Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five...

Making Good on a Promise to Multilingual Learners

In 2016, California passed Proposition 58, which eliminated subtractive linguistic schooling policies...

Practical PD

In the midst of the pandemic, teachers are stretched incredibly thin....
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