Improving Third Grade Reading

Third grade reading is a strong predictor of a student's future academic success.  As students transition from learning to read to reading to learn, their mastery of literacy is essential.  Early and effective interventions with struggling readers can pay dividends, improving academic performance and increasing graduation rates.  


3rd Grade Reading

According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, attaining reading proficiency by the 3rd grade is key for ensuring children graduate high school college and career ready.  

Helping Low-income Children and Families

A Rural Focus

The Kansas Reading Roadmap seeks to support rural school districts and the unique challenges they face.

The Kansas Reading Roadmap provides free quality childcare and summer school for low-income families.  

Working together to make Kansas children's future brighter