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The Reading League Responds to CABE Webinar

May 13, 2024

The Reading League Responds to CABE Webinar That Attempted to Discredit the Science of Reading

The Reading League responds to a recent webinar hosted by the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE).

The Reading League Curriculum Navigation Reports Release Deemed ‘A Historic Moment’

May 3, 2024

The Reading League Curriculum Navigation Reports Release Deemed ‘A Historic Moment’

The Reading League launched its ground-breaking Curriculum Navigation Reports, which are unbiased reviews of how reading curricula measure up to the scientific evidence base.

Administrators’ Role in Developing an Evidence-Aligned Assessment Plan

April 25, 2024

Administrators’ Role in Developing an Evidence-Aligned Assessment Plan

Professional Development Impact Director at The Reading League, Ryan Buggy, shares his expertise to help administrators better understand the most critical considerations for reading assessments that are efficient, valid, and appropriate for all learners.

Black History Month

February 25, 2024

Black History Month: Spotlighting Five African American Scholars, Practitioners, and Advocates

The Reading League celebrates and acknowledges the many contributions that African Americans have made to our society.

Barbara Foorman's Q&A

January 29, 2024

Dr. Barbara Foorman’s Q&A Testimony to NYC Council on the Science of Reading

The advice provided by Dr. Barbara Foorman to the NYC Council on the science of reading is solid advice for the efforts taking place in all of New York State and other states across the nation.

Response to Governor Hochul

January 22, 2024

Response to the Reading Recovery Press Release from The Reading League

The Reading League National HQ responds to Governor Kathy Hochul’s announcement about reading instruction in its home state of New York.

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The Reading League collaborates with school systems nationwide to equip educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to teach every student using proven reading instruction methods effectively. Media outlets across the country frequently highlight our efforts. By sharing our story and showcasing our impact, we aim to garner support for our mission, accelerating the spread of the science of reading.

Media Contact: Byron McCauley, Public Relations Director

The Reading League in the News

Language Magazine: Clarifying the Science of Reading
May 24, 2023: The Reading League’s Kari Kurto authored this article.

EdSource: Research must guide how we teach English learners to read
May 18, 2023: The Reading League Journal is referenced in this article.

The 74: 1 in 5 Indiana 3rd-Graders Struggle to Read. How the State is Going to Fix That.
May 2, 2023: The Reading League is mentioned in this article.

MIT Technology Review: How to teach kids who flip between book and screen
April 19, 2023: The Reading League’s Dr. Heidi Beverine-Curry is quoted in this article.

Chalkbeat: How Literacy and the ‘Science of Reading’ Get a Big Lift from Bus Drivers in Indiana
March 27, 2023: The Reading League’s Andrea Setmeyer is quoted in this article.

Patch: $3 Million Grant for Pilot Program in Chesco, Nearby School Districts
October 26, 2022: The Reading League and its publication The Science of Reading: A Defining Guide are cited in this article.

Eagle News: Cazenovia Resident Helps Create Emmy-nominated Television Series
October 17, 2022: The Reading League’s Reading Buddies is cited in this article.

Language Magazine: Unifying Language Acquisition with Literacy Instruction for Language-Minority Students
July 18, 2022: The Reading League and its publication The Science of Reading: A Defining Guide are cited in this article.

UrbanCNY: WCNY Receives Four Nominations at the 65th Annual New York Emmy Awards
July 4, 2022: The Reading League’s partnership with the WCNY for Reading Buddies is cited in this article.

The Buffalo News: With the ‘Literacy Gap’ Widening, Educators Turn to the Science of Reading
June 20, 2022: The Reading League’s partnership with the WNY Education Alliance is cited in this article.

Orleans Hub: Medina Sending Home Summer Reading Bag for Students in Grades PreK to 5
June 18, 2022: The Reading League’s partnership with Medina Central School is cited in this article.

KQED MindShift: Weighing the best strategies for reading intervention
April 18, 2022: The Reading League is mentioned as a resource and cited in this article.

School Library Journal: It’s Time to End The Reading Wars. Librarians can Forge a Path
March 17, 2022: The Reading League is mentioned as a resource and cited in this article.

CNY Central: Lights on the Lake Extends Five More Days to Support Local Non-Profits
January 5, 2022: The Reading League was named a beneficiary of this program.

The Hechinger Report: Struggling readers need standards and structure based on the science of reading

September 30, 2021: The Reading League’s Maria Murray and Kymyona Burk co-authored an opinion piece for this publication

Community and faith-based organizations awarded coronavirus relief

August 25, 2021: The Reading League was awarded a federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES Act) fund

Broadway World: Broadway’s Andrea Dotto and Brendan Malafronte Develop Children’s Reading Show With The Reading League

August 9, 2021: The Reading League’s Reading Buddies TV show is highlighted in this news story

The 74: A Teacher’s View: How the Science of Reading Helped Me Make the Most of Limited Time with My Students & Adapt Lessons to Meet Their Needs

June 3, 2021: The Reading League Board Member Jessica Pasik is highlighted in this story

Spectrum News: TV show filmed in Syracuse aims to boost child literacy

May 18, 2021: The Reading League’s Reading Buddies TV show is highlighted in this news story

The Gananoque Reporter: CDSBEO celebrates efforts made by speech-language pathologists

May 5, 2021: The Reading League’s annual conference is highlighted in this story

EdNC: No more ‘magic.’ Training in the science of reading has been a relief for these teachers

April 7, 2021: The Reading League’s partnership with a local school district is highlighted in this story

NewsChannel9: Tell Me Something Good: A creative way to teach kids to read

March 26, 2021: The Reading League’s Reading Buddies TV show is highlighted in this news story

NewsChannel9 Bridge Street: The Reading League To Make Learning Fun With New TV Series

March 26, 2021: The Reading League’s Reading Buddies TV show is highlighted in this news story

Cazenovia Republican: Cazenovia resident works as educational consultant on new children’s TV show

March 22, 2021: The Reading League’s Reading Buddies TV show is highlighted in this article

Education Week: Is This the End of ‘Three Cueing’?

December 16, 2020: TRL’s Laura Stewart and TRL Journal Editor-in-Chief is quoted

Now More Than Ever: Key Takeaways from TRL’s 4th Annual Conference

November 9, 2020: Dr. Maria Murray’s Takeaways from the Fourth Annual Conference. The Reading League’s Fourth Annual Conference Takes Stock, Looks Ahead; Event positions literacy as civil right and Science of Reading as equity imperative launches new TRL Podcast.

District Administration: Aligning remote instruction with the Science of Reading

September 24, 2020: Dr. Maria Murray Authors this Article

TRLJ Sneak Peak Sept/Oct Edition

September 11, 2020: TRL Journal September/October Edition Sneak Peek: Interview with Timothy Shanahan, a Member of the National Reading Panel

Library of Congress Announces Winners of the 2020 Literacy Awards

September 11, 2020: TRL Receives 2020 Library of Congress Best Practices Honoree Award

WSTM3-NBC: TRL Receives a CNY Tuesdays Award

August 18, 2020: Watch Dr. Maria Murray accept this award

Smart Brief: 4 Ways to Keep Students with IEPs on Track

July 29, 2020: TRL is mentioned in this article

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: Call to Action for Parents

July 28, 2020: Science of Reading Campaign- Call to Action Parents

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: Call to Action for Policymakers

July 13, 2020: Science of Reading Campaign- Call to Policymakers

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: Call to Action for Curriculum Publishers and Professional Learning Providers

June 30, 2020: Science of Reading Campaign – Call to Action for Curriculum Publishers and Professional Learning Providers

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: New Partner Announcement

June 23, 2020: Science of Reading Campaign – New Partner Announcement

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: Call to Action for Schools of Education

June 17, 2020: Science Of Reading Campaign – Call to Action Schools of Education PDF

American Educator: The Reading League: Prioritizing Educator Knowledge through Grassroots Activism

June 9, 2020: AFT’s American Educator Article

TRL Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter

June 8, 2020: TRL Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter PDF

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: Call to Action for Administrators

June 2, 2020: May/June TRLJ Edition Sneak Peek

TRL Journal May/June Edition Sneak Peek: The Article That Introduced the Science of Reading by Dr. David Kilpatrick

June 1, 2020: May/June TRLJ Edition Sneak Peek

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: Call to Action for Educators

May 19, 2020: Call to Action for Educators PDF

#ScienceOfReading Campaign: Launch of a Movement

May 5, 2020: ScienceOfReading Campaign- Launch of a Movement PDF

Syracuse.com: Homeschooling and Coronavirus: How to Keep Kids on Track, Make Learning Fun, Find Resources

April 15, 2020: Board member, Doreen Mazzye is featured in this article

The Reading League Partners with WCNY/PBS to Launch New Reading Program on “TV Classroom” Network

April 10, 2020: Press Release

Seattle Times: What, exactly, does science say about reading

April 5, 2020: TRL is quoted in this article

The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC): Cooper Whiffs on Reading Initiative

February 27, 2020: TRL is mentioned in this article

Education Week: State to Schools: Teach Reading the Right Way

February 20, 2020: TRL’s Laura Stewart is highlighted in this article

Education Writers Association: What Reporters Need to Know About the Science of Reading

January 23, 2020: TRL is listed as a resource in this article

The Reading League to Live Stream All 2020 Live Events

January 3, 2020: MEDIA RELEASE – Live Event Live Stream Announcement

Lyncourt Union Free School District partnership with The Reading League was highlighted on NewsChannel 9 and on Newsmakers

NewsChannel 9 Coverage – December 5, 2019

Newsmakers Coverage – December 7, 2019

Education Week: The Most Popular Reading Programs Aren’t Backed by Science

TRL’s Dr. Heidi Beverine-Curry is highlighted in this article – December 4, 2019

Education Week: Improving Reading Isn’t Just a Teaching Shift. It’s a culture shift.

Dr. Maria Murray is highlighted in this article – December 3, 2019

Right To Read Foundation Transfers Assets to The Reading League

MEDIA RELEASE – October 18, 2019

NewsChannel 9 Bridge Street: The Reading League has a New Home in Armory Square

Bridge Street Segment – September 18, 2019

Grand Opening of The Reading League Headquarters

NewsChannel 9 Coverage – September 18, 2019

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation Awards Grant to The Reading League

MEDIA RELEASE – October 30, 2019

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