Raising A Reader MA offers early literacy all year long through initiatives like Summer Story Times in the Park.
Community based partners are given comprehensive training, materials and other support to ensure they can implement our program model with fidelity
Before the end of the program, families are introduced to their public library as a resource for books and related support services
“It is really exciting having the books at home. They just get read over and over. I love seeing the kids opening the books and getting so excited. They can’t […]
Raising A Reader MA is a core part of the early literacy instruction in more than 500 preschool classrooms, day care centers, playgroups, home visiting programs, and other community-based settings.
65% of low income children in Massachusetts start kindergarten without foundational early literacy skills. Unfortunately, the same percentage of low income children are not reading at grade level by third […]
Raising A Reader MA offers a multilingual, evidence-based program that helps families of young children develop, practice, and maintain habits of reading together at home.