Literacy

Until 3rd grade, students are learning to read. Beginning in 4th grade, children are reading to learn. Our members are leading the way to improved literacy by fostering a range of tutoring and enrichment initiatives to achieve on-grade-level reading skills by 3rd grade.

why it matters

44% OF 3rd GRADERS

in our public elementary schools read on grade level and on track for college.

ONLY 1 in 5 STUDENTS

who read below grade level in 3rd grade go on to college.

$970
MILLION LOST

in potential earnings of current 3rd grade students reading below grade level.

literacy Initiatives

Reading Resources

Our volunteers promote student achievement by staffing 1:1 tutoring programs, supporting reading incentive programs, and funding resources for classrooms and libraries.

Educator Workshops

United to Learn facilitates peer-to-peer literacy workshops to share best practices and resources amongst our private and public school educators.

Parent Awareness Campaigns

United to Learn increases parents' support for student literacy achievement through take-home materials and parent workshops.