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Boys Town North Florida Students Participate in a Battle of Comic Proportions

Over the summer, the children of Boys Town North Florida had the opportunity to connect with peers, show off their creativity, and hone their literacy skills by participating in the Clash of the Heroes Character Design Contest, an online competition held in partnership with the National Center on Improving Literacy and supported by FCRR. 

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Florida State appoints new director for Florida Center for Reading Research

Florida State University has appointed FSU Professor of Education Nicole Patton Terry as director of the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR), a multidisciplinary research center that investigates all aspects of reading and reading-related skills across the lifespan.

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FIREFLIES Aims to Keep the Future of Education Sciences Bright

Drs. Nicole Patton Terry and Sara Hart have recently been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences which will fully-fund a new doctoral interdisciplinary research training program in the education sciences.

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FCRR’s READ UP Partnership Tackles COVID-19 Learning Loss

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Leon County early last spring, local schools were left in uncharted waters. As practitioners focused on the immediate issues of health and safety, as well as the challenges of remote learning, FCRR mobilized to tackle the learning loss the pandemic would inevitably cause.

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FCRR Project Manager Marcy Wyatt Receives Exemplary Service Award

FCRR Project Manager Marcy Wyatt has received the 2020 Exemplary Service Award in the category of Scientific and Research Services.

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FCRR Launches Powerful New Resource Database

The new database pulls together over 650 materials from across the Center’s numerous projects, grants, and contracts.

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FCRR’s Christine Lopez Recognized as One of FSU's Student Employees of the Year

FCRR student Christine Lopez has received the 2020 FSU Student Employee of the Year Mores Award.

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Sonia Cabell Receives 2020 Robert M. Gagné Research Award

FCRR researcher and Assistant Professor in the School of Teacher Education Dr. Sonia Cabell has received the 2020 Robert M. Gagné Research Award.

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FCRR Announces Three-Year Partnership with Leon County Schools

FCRR is proud to announce READ UP, a new research-practice partnership with Leon County Schools (LCS) to improve reading achievement and student success.

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FCRR Partners with Irish Tech Firm SoapBox for Child Literacy Project

FCRR has announced a partnership with SoapBox Labs to create and deliver assessments that could transform how young children learn to read.

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