The Scope of Reading in the U.S.

Students in the bottom 25% of the reading continuum have a trajectory of progress that diverges early from their peers who have learned to read successfully.

GOAL: All children reading by the end of third grade.

The Scope of Reading in the U.S.

Demographics and Societal Trends

The Persistence of Reading Difficulties

The Difficulty of Sustaining Effective Practices

Teaching Reading is the Integration of Two Complex Systems

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Schoolwide Beginning Reading Model