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What works for struggling readers?
What Works Clearinghouse confirms Reading Recovery's effectiveness in new single-study research review
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What's New at the Council

Register now for the 2016 National Conference
Registration is now open for the 2016 National Reading Recovery & K-6 Literacy Conference. Choose from over 100 different sessions to create your own professional development program. You'll hear from the nation's leading literacy experts on a wide range of topics including reading, writing, ELL, comprehension, diverse learners, coaching, team building and much more. Read more about the conference and register now.

Time is running out to apply for professional development grants
Grants valued at $1,000 are available to RRCNA members who would like to attend the National Conference. The deadline to apply is Oct. 15, 2015. Download the application.

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Board of Directors
The RRCNA board is comprised of elected officers and representatives from all membership categories. Nominees must be members of RRCNA for at least one year. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 2, 2015. Read more about the board and download the nomination form.

Two new resources for Reading Recovery professionals
"Early Literacy Matters: Dyslexia, Specific Learning Disabilities, and Reading Recovery" from RRCNA and "Ideology and Early Literacy Evidence: A Response to Chapman & Tunmer (2015)" by Robert M. Schwartz are now available on the website. 

Research journal publishes Year One i3 scale-up results 
An independent study, "Year One Results From the Multisite Randomized Evaluation of the i3 Scale-Up of Reading Recovery," is now available in the June 2015 issue of the American Educational Research Journal. Read more about the i3 scale up.

Reading Recovery makes a difference
Since 1984, Reading Recovery has changed the futures of children, teachers, and the broader educational community in the U.S. Explore more than three decades of Reading Recovery with a website dedicated to the success stories of students, schools and educators.

Online toolkits support comprehensive literacy plan
Professional Learning Toolkits help educators learn together while creating a shared vision and goals for literacy learning. Designed for use with the comprehensive literacy guide, the online toolkits include videos, reference guides, journal articles, web links, audio files, and other resources for teaching staff and administrators.

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Easy-to-follow guide connects self-assessment tools with the strengths of Reading Recovery-trained educators to build professional learning communities that support high-quality literacy instruction. The goal is to create, initiate, and sustain a comprehensive literacy system that supports the promise of literacy for every child. Learn more in the Featured Video below.

Reading Recovery Family Forum

Our newest resource lets families share their stories and experiences with other families, school decision makers, and elected officials.

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ReadingRecoveryWorks.org —
The website for decision makers

This dedicated website features brochures, fact sheets, case studies, administrator and lesson videos, and other important information decision makers need to learn more about how Reading Recovery works.

Literacy Lessons extends expert teaching to special populations

Literacy LessonsTM is an intervention designed to reach young children (generally Grades 1-4) in special education or ESL settings who are struggling with beginning reading and writing but are not eligible for Reading Recovery.

Learn with free effective practices resourcesalt

Both literacy specialists and classroom teachers will find timely information and practical examples of effective practices in literacy instruction.


Featured Video

Promising Literacy for Every Child: Reading Recovery and a Comprehensive Literacy System

Learn how this new planning guide can help you develop a plan to strengthen and support teacher expertise and increase student achievement. Read more about the guide and comprehensive literacy plans.