Read Charlotte’s Five Levers to Improve Early Literacy

Research is clear that third grade reading is impacted by a wide range of factors. As outlined in North Carolina’s Measures of Success Framework (LINK), those factors range from healthy birthweight to on-track social-emotional development and from strong parent-child relationships…

Pathways Design Teams Receive Top Marks 

In an evaluation of the year-long Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Design Team process, team members reported that the process was valuable, intentional, inclusive, and achieved the planned outcomes. They also reported that, if well-implemented, the work would improve third grade…

Landscape Analysis of Home Visiting in North Carolina

Did you know that North Carolina has recently doubled the percentage of very young children and their families who are accessing early home visiting programs – and that our state still falls in the bottom 15 for access? Our recent…

Book Harvest Celebrates Giving One Million Books

That’s a Tower of Children’s Books Approximately 15 Miles High! Congratulations to Book Harvest for giving its one-millionth children’s book. Since 2011, Book Harvest has been ensuring children in NC have books to own to support their love for reading…

Pathways October 2018 Stakeholder Meeting Summary 

Did you have to miss the October 18th Pathways to Grade-Level Reading initiative stakeholder meeting? Nearly 100 leaders from across the state, across sectors and across the political aisle came together for a day of learning and brainstorming about how…