Raising a Reader


Raising a Reader (RAR) is an evidence-based early literacy and family engagement program that helps families develop, practice and sustain home literacy routines. More than twenty independent evaluations indicate significant improvments in family reading beahvaiors and school readines across children from diverse soci-economic, cultrual and language backgrounds after participaint in RAR.


Raising A Reader is currently implemented in four Reading Elementary Schools' pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classrooms - 10th & Green, 16th & Haak, Glenside (including Head Start) and Millmont.