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Understanding and Implementing Reading First

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

As a teacher, you have long recognized the importance of reading. Now, thanks to the Reading First initiative of President Bush’s No Child Left Behind Act, reading instruction has taken center stage in the national conversation about education. This means more visibility for a subject that you have always cared about, but it may spell some changes in your own classroom as you tailor your reading instruction to new standards or simply adjust your lessons to follow fresh research findings. Here, you’ll find out more about Reading First — plus how to align your curriculum to the country’s new model of reading success.

An Overview of Reading First
The basics about the No Child Left Behind Act and the Reading First Initiative. Go Now

Scholastic Support for Teaching to Reading First
How Scholastic can help you align your curriculum to meet the requirements of Reading First. Go Now

Additional Information
Learn more about NCLB and Reading First. Go Now

  • Subjects:
    Literacy, Early Reading, No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), Educational Standards
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