Increasing Literacy in Title 1 Schools

The primary author of this post was: Kara

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Mckinsey & Company. (2009). Findings on the achievement gap. The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America’s Schools, 12. Retrieved from

Want to know more about how we can help increase literacy in Title 1 schools? Start here!

Reading is Fundamental, Impact Story: Books and Backpacks

Clark, C., (2014). The reading lives of 8 to 11-year-olds 2005 – 2013: Evidence paper for the Read On. Get On campaign. London: National Literacy Trust.

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