Does Reading Harry Potter Help Our Kids?

Our primary mission here at is to improve the quality of reading education available to all students in the US. With that broad mission comes a lot of responsibility, and, unfortunately, a lot of critical scrutiny of how we do our work. One of the biggest questions we get from potential supports or would-be critics surrounds what books we… More →

Why Reading Matters

Welcome to! We’re pleased to be relaunching the site this fall, so stay tuned for more updates to come. In case you don’t already know, our mission is to improve the average reading level across the US, and we’re committed to supporting English education, reading, and writing programs nationwide. To kick off our new website, and in stead of… More →