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LET’S GO CLT Campaign Aims to Activate Adults To Teach Kids ABCs Before Kindergarten

Charlotte, N.C. (February 3, 2020) – Read Charlotte announced a new campaign Monday to ignite momentum around teaching key pre-literacy skills, a move that has the potential of significantly improving reading scores in Mecklenburg County. In Spring 2019, only 46 percent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools third grade students scored at College & Career Ready on the […]

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To this day my daughter associates taking care of someone with reading to them: A personal story of raising readers from Read Charlotte ED Munro Richardson.

If my wife and I were to stack the books that we each read to our daughters in piles next to each other, my wife, Teresa, would have me beat hands down. She read daily with our three daughters, from when they were born through middle school. My wife spent more time with my girls […]

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HELPS 1:1 Tutoring Works!

A look at Year One in Charlotte and its game-changing potential in Read Charlotte’s community-wide initiative to double literacy rates By Liz Rothaus Bertrand When Munro Richardson first heard about the HELPS Program from a colleague in the United Way of the Greater Triangle, he was skeptical. Richardson, Executive Director of Read Charlotte, and his […]

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