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Watch Our Webinar: What Works for Third Grade Reading?

Posted October 30, 2017 in News

In September 2017, the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation and the Institute for Child Success in collaboration with BEST NC released a groundbreaking new resource, What Works for Third Grade Reading, a collection of 12 working papers that address whole-child, birth-to-age-eight factors that support children’s optimal development and improve reading proficiency. The working papers are part of a collection of resources to support and advance the work of the NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading (Pathways) initiative.

The webinar provides an overview of the working papers and shares other Pathways. resources that may assist communities in improving outcomes for young children.

Presenters include:

  • Mandy Ableidinger, Policy and Practice Leader, NC Early Childhood Foundation
  • Dr. Janice Gruendel, Senior Fellow, Institute for Child Success
  • Keller Anne Ruble Associate Director, Policy Research, Institute for Child Success
  • Tracy Zimmerman, Executive Director, NC Early Childhood Foundation

Download the PowerPoint.