Request for Proposals: Pathways Measures of Success Data Update and Visualization

The Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Measures of Success framework includes 50-60 cross-sector, birth-through-age-eight data indicators that impact third grade reading proficiency. NCECF is releasing a Request for Proposals for two related projects:  Updating the Pathways Measures of Success with most…

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…

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…

Taking a Racial Equity Approach to Improving Early Literacy

NCECF reported recently on North Carolina’s unsurprising third grade reading test score results, which were similar to last year’s and showed continued racial, ethnic and socioeconomic gaps. Reacting to the release of the test score data, Dr. Terry Stoops, vice…

NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading – Stakeholder Meeting

Pathways Partners came together to move to action on the NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Action Framework. Attendees reviewed the work of the Pathways Design Teams, shared the #PathwaysRipple effects they have seen in their own work, and brainstormed how…

NC Governor Roy Cooper Proclaims September 2018 Attendance Awareness Month

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September 2018 to be Attendance Awareness Month. In the proclamation, Governor Cooper reminds us that regular school attendance is essential for grade-level reading, academic achievement, and graduation, by giving young students the reading…

Pathways Design Team Meeting 6

Pathways Design Teams co-created a Pathways Action Framework around key factors that impact third grade reading outcomes, including children’s social-emotional health, high quality birth-through-age-eight early care and education, and regular school attendance.…