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International Literacy Day 2019

As we celebrate International Literacy Day, we must remember that in our own country, we have so much work to do in urban literacy education. Currently 64% of 4th graders currently read on grade level (80% if we look at only low-income areas). Thirty-three million adults in our country alone can’t read past third grade. … Continue reading

Personalized Literacy Consulting

    Businesses and corporations have been hiring consultants for years to help them grow and achieve the best results. Forward thinking schools and districts around the country have also seen the benefits of hiring an educational consultant to support their teachers, teachers, and school community. While elementary schools continue to progress by implementing effective … Continue reading

2019 Tackle Reading Team!

Meet the Creators: Michelle Staubach Grimes, Beyond the Laces, and Kathryn Starke Team Up Again for the 2nd annual  Tackle Reading Across America Day  This March 2, 2018, Michelle Staubach Grimes, literacy advocate and author, and Bob Salomon, the creator of Beyond the Laces, are kicking off the second annual Tackle Reading across America Day … Continue reading