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Arizona Awarded $20 Million Federal Grant to Improve Literacy

Office of Superintendent Kathy Hoffman September 23, 2020 The U.S. Department of Education awarded the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) a $20 million Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant (CLSD) to …

September 23, 2020

Early Literacy

Reading is vital to a child’s ability to learn and be successful in school. And the early literacy skills needed to be a good reader — like language and vocabulary …

September 15, 2020


What the Words Say: A Struggle with Reading

Many kids struggle with reading – and children of color are far less likely to get the help they need. A false assumption about what it takes to be a …

August 10, 2020

How to Reopen America’s Schools

Parents who have watched their children struggle with online learning since schools across the country were closed in March are painfully aware that virtual classes are no substitute for face-to-face …

June 6, 2020


ADE Released Guidance on Schools Re-Opening (New York Times)

Educators and school leaders now have a roadmap to reopen in the face of a global pandemic. The Arizona Department of Education on Monday unveiled guidance for schools to reopen. …

June 1, 2020

Improving Literacy in the US: Recommendations for Increasing Reading Success

Adult illiteracy directly affects an individual’s employment options, likelihood to live in poverty, likelihood to be incarcerated, access to adequate health care and health outcomes, and life expectancy. Generational illiteracy …

May 28, 2020


Blue Ridge is pilot site for rural family literacy services

The Family Resource Center offers a wide array of free services to Blue Ridge parents and is now functioning as a pilot site for the Arizona Statewide Family Engagement Center …

November 27, 2019

LaundryCares Foundation’s Free Laundry Day Event in Phoenix, AZ Plus Unveiling of New Laundromat Learning Space

On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, the LaundryCares Foundation will host a Free Laundry Day event at Local Laundry laundromat in Phoenix, AZ from 3 – 6 PM. Continue reading

November 6, 2019




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