Reading Assist Releases Special Edition Winter 2021 Impact Report

2021-03-02T10:54:34-06:00February 22nd, 2021|News|

When Delaware schools closed in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Reading Assist quickly pivoted so our fellows could continue to provide reading intervention to their students online. A virtual spring gave way to a virtual 2020-21 school year, and we weren’t sure what that would mean for our students and their

Reading Assist Has a New Look!

2021-01-20T12:21:00-06:00January 19th, 2021|News|

We are so excited to unveil our brand-new look!  We’ve revamped our brand identity and website to better reflect the organization we are today, and further support the Reading Assist Fellows, students, partner schools, and stakeholders we serve through our reading intervention program.  Reading Assist is working diligently to expand our evidence-based reading program throughout Delaware. We

Reading Assist Receives AmeriCorps Recognition

2021-01-14T14:26:20-06:00May 13th, 2020|News|

Reading Assist is proud to receive national recognition for its accredited AmeriCorps program. In a highly competitive year, our program is one of only two programs in Delaware that qualified for direct federal AmeriCorps funding. The Corporation for National and Community Service found strong evidence that our intervention model is yielding positive results for our

VIDEO: Intense literacy program changing lives in New Castle schools

2020-12-14T22:09:06-06:00October 14th, 2017|News|

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. 

About half of Delaware’s third-graders struggle to read

2020-12-14T22:13:34-06:00October 2nd, 2017|News|

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. 

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