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National Council on Teacher Quality: No Wisconsin Schools in Top Group

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From the Wisconsin Reading Coalition E-Alert sent June 19, 2014. The National Council on Teacher Quality has released its second annual report on teacher preparation programs, including a numeric ranking of programs for the first time. Results show an uphill climb ahead for Wisconsin. No Wisconsin program earned the national “Top-Ranked” status, a distinction awarded Read more…

Foundation Shines A Light On Reading Instruction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      Contact: Robert W. Sweet, Jr., President The National Right to Read Foundation 913-788-6773 Foundation Shines A Light On Reading Instruction Strasburg, VA – After over 20 years advocating for students and promoting scientific, research-based reading instruction, The National Right to Read Foundation (RTR) just launched a completely updated website. In addition, Read more…

7,000 School Dropouts Every Day!

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According to the Alliance for School Choice every 29 seconds another student gives up on school, resulting in more than 1,00,000 American dropouts a year.  Why should this matter to you? Because the economic impact is staggering…$200 billion during their lifetimes in lost earnings and unrealized tax revenues for our economy. Why are there so Read more…

In Memorium, Patrick J. Groff

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Dr Patrick Groff

PROFESSOR EMERITUS SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY 1/20/1924 – 4/2/2014 The National Right to Read Foundation honors the memory of our dear friend and colleague Pat Groff. He served on our Board of Directors for more than 20 years, and his articles and books have provided help and hope to untold numbers of parents and teachers Read more…

NRRF 2013 Annual Letter

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December 20, 2013 Dear Friends: This morning I listened to an interview with Malcolm Gladwell on Fox News discussing his new book, David and Goliath. He spoke of many top executives who have overcome “dyslexia” and still become very successful. I ordered his book to read on Kindle and will quote from it here. In Read more…