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Reading Recovery in the News

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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

Teacher training expansion grants available for 2015-16
RRCNA associate member companies will make funding available to help train 45 new Reading Recovery teachers. Grants provided by Pioneer Valley Books, Kaeden Books, and SongLake Books will help expand implementation in districts overseen by the 19 university training centers.

30th Anniversary website showcases Reading Recovery success
Visit our new Celebrating Literacy Success website that features 30 years of Reading Recovery in North America. Find photos of people you know in the 30-year timeline, student, school, and educator stories. Submit your own stories and photos to share!

Literacy in America campaign insertNational Literacy in America campaign features Reading Recovery
Reading Recovery is featured in Mediaplanet’s Literacy in America campaign! RRCNA President Janet Behrend writes why “Early Intervention is Critical for Struggling Readers” and how Reading Recovery can help! The campaign insert was distributed in high-impact markets through USA Today and is available electronically on the Literacy in America website.

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.

Comprehensive literacy system planning guideComprehensive Literacy Guide graphic

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.