Literacy Effort Begins At Three Local Schools

A new literacy program aimed at helping Hispanic and other immigrant families improve their skills is up and running at three Louisville elementary schools. The schools are sharing a $600,000 grant from Toyota to establish the national initiative, which allows students in English as a Second Language (ESL) programs study with their parents. The effort […]

Louisville-based NCFL Releases Early Childhood Literacy Study Results

A report out today gives parents of very young children advice on how to better prepare them to learn to read. The Louisville-based National Center for Family Literacy directed the study by the National Early Literacy Panel. NCFL Vice-President Emily Kirkpatrick says the five-year study yielded a number of firm results. “Alphabet knowledge and rapid […]