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A Nationally Proven Instructional Framework


A teaching, learning and leading framework, Literacy First creates a culture of literacy that builds leader and instructor capacity and drives academic achievement. Literacy First is:

  • Research-based
  • Comprehensive
  • Common Core-aligned
  • Proven-effective
  • Customizable to the unique needs of each school or district

Based on systematic and explicit instruction in the processes of reading and comprehension, The Literacy First three-year framework includes site visits, professional development, coaching and curriculum materials that result in sustainable teacher and student success.

Literacy First provided the strong instructional framework that has led our district from one that was “On Watch” to one that is one TO watch. It has been a vital piece of our school improvement solution.

Teresa Tosh, Assistant Superintendent in Haysville, KS

Your School or District Can be the Next Literacy First Success Story

Literacy First has closed the achievement gap in more than 800 schools in over 20 states. Schools using the program typically have over 75% economically disadvantaged students and frequently, more than 35% are English language learners.
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Learn more about the three levels of the Literacy First framework: Pre-K, Elementary, Middle and High School, as well as Literacy First’s Custom PD Option