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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

Reading Recovery Read Aloud with Gillian Anderson2016 Reading Recovery Read Aloud
Actress Gillian Anderson recently kicked off the 2016 Reading Recovery Read Aloud. This international event is designed to increase awareness of children who struggle to read and to ensure they get the attention they need. Be a part of the Read Aloud and celebrate student success! 

What the ESSA means for Reading Recovery
President Obama recently signed The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This is the first reauthorization of ESEA (1965) since NCLB of 2001, and it prioritizes comprehensive literacy programs.

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. 

Creating LIteracy Success website graphicReading 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.

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.