On the Road to Reading: A Guide for Community Partners

This guide was developed to support reading programs and reading tutors in their work to accomplish the major goal of the America Reads Challenge: To ensure that every child can read independently and well by the end of third grade.

The guide includes current research-based information on such topics as:

  • How most children learn to read
  • How tutors can support young readers
  • How to involve families
  • How to build community partnerships
  • How to develop a tutoring program

The guide is available in sections in PDF format for download. You will need the free Adobe Reader software to view and print these documents.

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