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Reading Roadmap In The News
Grant brings new reading program to elementary schools: Cowley Courier-Traveler, Sept. 25, 2018
Superintendent Nathan Reed announced that three Winfield elementary schools have been awarded a grant to take part in a reading initiative that’s already under way in about 60 schools across the state.
Concordia KRR program presented Benchmark award: Concordia Blade-Empire, Aug. 6, 2018
Staff from the Concordia Elementary School's Kansas Reading Roadmap program was presented the Benchmark Achievement Award in honor of the recent K-3 reading assessments.
The Power of Literacy: Garden City Telegram, July 19, 2018
USD 457 Superintendent Steve Karlin has said the district had seen academic, social and emotional growth at the five KRR schools in the district, and that the programs helped slow the typical “summer slide” in curriculum retention.
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Reading Roadmap Announcements and Releases
Kansas State Board of Education Members and Candidates Polled on Early Literacy Issues: Oct. 12, 2018
The Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR), serving as the statewide partner of the national Campaign for Grade Level Reading, announced today the responses of policy makers to a questionnaire on education issues.
The Early Literacy Roundtable, a collection of organizations committed to helping children in Kansas achieve grade-level reading and which includes KRR, released on Wednesday the results of a questionnaire in which candidates for the State Board of Education responded to questions about early education.
KRR honored with Storytime Village’s Literacy Legacy Award: Sept. 8, 2018
The Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) was celebrated by partners in early literacy for its work helping K-3 students across Kansas achieve grade-level reading skills.
Four elementary schools honored for K-3 reading results: Aug. 3, 2018
Four Kansas elementary schools were celebrated at a ceremony attended by Gov. Jeff Colyer last week for reaching a significant benchmark in reading despite high poverty.
Staff from the Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) programs at elementary schools in Chetopa, Concordia Neosho Rapids and West Bourbon were honored for achieving 80 percent of K-3 students reading at or above grade level, a goal for KRR programs set forth by the Technical Assistance Systems Network (TASN).
Past Announcements and Releases
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback discusses the impact of the Reading Roadmap