Read On Phoenix

Read On Phoenix

Read On Phoenix is a collaborative effort of schools, community organizations, literacy providers, and local government to accelerate progress toward improved school readiness and K-3 literacy outcomes.

Read On Phoenix targets resources to the Cartwright School District and the Murphy Elementary School District with the collective goal to increase third grade reading proficiency levels by 25 percent by 2030. Read On Phoenix also convenes two annual community meetings (fall and spring) for all City of Phoenix school districts and community-based organizations offering early literacy programs.

Priority Areas

Read On Arizona Kindergarten Readiness/Transition
Read On Arizona Third Grade Reading Proficiency
Read On Arizona Family Engagement
Read On Arizona Chronic Absence

Contact Us

Community Lead

Tim Valencia
City of Phoenix

Dawn Gerundo
Valley of the Sun United Way

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Arizona Early Childhood Fiscal MapPhoenix and Avondale Early Childhood Fiscal Map

Read On Arizona and the Children’s Funding Project partnered with Read On Phoenix and Read On Southwest Valley to create a child/family-centered fiscal map to analyze funding streams for early childhood services and supports in the Phoenix/Avondale area.

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