Delaware Online -- Reading Assist Intervention Corps members spend 45 minutes a day, five days a week with students like Bowers teaching the “mechanics of reading" to children who struggle to connect letters and their related sounds, impairing their ability to "decode” words and read fluently.
The News Journal -- Jayden Bowers is a third-grader at New Castle Elementary School. He has to sound out a lot of words before he can recognize them. He's making progress every day with the help of one-on-one tutors from Reading Assist, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching the foundations of reading to struggling students.
Delaware Business Now -- “The WSFS Foundation is honored to support RAI; together we will innovate, drive change and build dreams to strengthen the communities we serve." - Vernita Dorsey, Vice President and Director of Community Strategy
NBC10 -- Reading Assist Institute, in Delaware, is a winner of the 21st Century Solutions challenge, which is a program which gives grant money to non-profits making a difference in the community. NBC10’s Rosemary Connors reports.
Reading Assist Institute will receive $25,000 from NBC10/WCAU and Telemundo62/WWSI, in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation, as one of the three winners of the “21st Century Solutions” grant challenge in the Philadelphia area. The grant will support the work of the RAI Reading Corps, a pilot program for reading intervention in partnership with AmeriCorps and the Colonial