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|About||Empowering students to succeed in reading and in life by harnessing the power of community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring.|
We envision a future in which all children in this nation have the reading skills they need to reach their full potential.
Our mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results.
GOING TO SCALE
In the 2016-17 school year, we served 11,257 students across the country with more than 11,000 weekly volunteers.
Reading Partners is a proud partner with the Corporation for National and Community Service. Our Reading Centers are powered by dedicated AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers. This school year we will work with more than 120 National Community Service AmeriCorps and AmeriCrops VISTA volunteers.
RECORD OF SUCCESS
Reading Partners is focused on data and results. We are dedicated to ensuring that every investment made in the success of our students leads to a measurable increase in reading skills.
During the 2016-17 school year:
• 83% of students met or exceeded their primary end-of-year literacy growth goal.
• 9 out of 10 emerging readers mastered key foundational literacy skills.
• 98% of teachers reported that Reading Partners was valuable to their school.
• 90% of principals noted school-wide progress