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180 Grand Avenue
Suite 800

Oakland
California 94612
USA
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Target demographics: students who are reading six months to two-and-a-half years below grade level

Geographic areas served: low-income schools across the country

Programs: We recruit and train community volunteers to work one-on-one with students by following a structured, research-based curriculum.

Mission:
We envision a future in which all children in this nation have the reading skills they need to reach their full potential.

Reading Partners is committed to helping children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results.
Results:
Reading Partners is focused on data and results. We are dedicated to ensuring that every investment made in the success of our students leads to a measurable increase in reading skills. During the 2011-12 school year:
• 89% of students accelerated their progress in reading.
• 73% of students ended the year closer to grade level than when they started school.
• 78% of students who began the year with low self-confidence demonstrated increased confidence by year’s end.
• 97% of principals noted school-wide progress
in reading.

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10/24/13
I am proud to be on the National Board of Reading Partners. Everyday across the country Reading Partners gives children the lifelong gift of reading. The one-on-one tutoring model not only is an excellent teaching tool but gives the students access to an adult role model. The investment of time ... more »
10/17/13
I have been a tutor at Reading Partners for about a year now and I absolutely love it! The greatest thing about Reading Partners is that their content material is so specific and easy for the tutor to follow. While tutoring, I truly feel that the student I tutor is understanding what I teach them ... more »
10/14/13
As a tutor for Reading Partners it's awesome to be able to see the impact they make first hand. One on one tutoring is essential when kids are trying gain reading skills to keep up with their grade level. Reading Partners' volunteer program is incredibly organized and efficient... more »
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