Literate Nation Reading Crisis Solution: State Literacy Laws
Literate Nation’s team of experts synthesized 400 peer-reviewed, scientific studies and analyzed classroom habits on student literacy accomplishment. This work has lead to the creation of the preeminent literacy instruction, knowledge, practices and skills ever produced to guarantee that 98% of all students learn to read, in general education classrooms, at a level deemed proficient. Literate Nation has also created model state literacy legislation to ensure teachers and school-based leaders are provided the knowledge and skill necessary to teach reading and writing successfully to diverse student populations..
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SYNPOSIS—Literacy Policy This document will provide readers a brief outline of the critical literacy policies and practices we know are necessary for a literate America. This work is based on the scientific findings of more than 400 peer-reviewed studies.
Technical Components of Literacy Policy This document will provide readers a summary of the concepts we recommend to create the critical literacy policies and practices that are necessary for a literate America. This work is based on the scientific findings of more than 400 peer-reviewed studies.
General Provisions of Literacy Law This work is prepared for policymakers and their staff. It is designed to inform, advise and sustain solid state-wide literacy practices through policy. The tenets of model State Literacy Legislation are based on extensive, peer-reviewed scientific studies conducted over the last two decades and funded by federal and private grants totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. These studies have investigated the best-validated methods of obtaining improved student reading development through to full literacy acquisition across all student demographics and all disciplines.