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FCRR researchers explore the pandemic’s short- and long-term impacts on children’s reading skills

Dr. Sara Hart and Dr. Callie Little have received a $2.9 million grant from NICHD to conduct a five-year study to uncover the mechanisms through which COVID-19 has and will continue to have impacts on children’s reading skills.

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Boys Town North Florida, education and community partners come together to provide the gift of reading

Recently, with generous support from local education and community partners, Boys Town North Florida held their 3rd Annual Book Fair and Book-Nic for youth and families.

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New Study Aims to Understand Skills Associated with Early Word Reading

It is estimated that approximately 3-10% of children experience significant and persistent word reading difficulties, depending on the individual characteristics of the students and the quality of instruction in each school.

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Florida Center for Reading Research to Host Visiting Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Jennifer O’Sullivan has received a prestigious Fulbright Irish Scholar Award that has allowed her to travel to the United States to conduct professional research at FCRR.

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Florida Center for Reading Research partners with Maya’s Book Nook to strengthen reading development in Leon County

FCRR and Maya’s Book Nook are working together to provide the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System and community partners with Book Nook Bundles that aim to promote literacy development across the Big Bend.

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Florida State University and Florida A&M University Researchers Partner with Leon County Schools and FAMU Developmental Research School to Address Educational Disparities

They've been awarded a 2022 Institutional Challenge Grant through the William T. Grant Foundation, Spencer Foundation, and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

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Florida Center for Reading Research Affiliate Faculty Receives 2022 Robert M. Gagné Research Award

The award was presented to Dr. Jenny Root for her research survey “Experiences of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disability and Their Caregivers During Covid-19,” which surveyed caregivers of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast at Florida State University Announces 2022-2027 Governing Board

The Governing Board helps REL Southeast prioritize the education needs of the region, provides strategic guidance on REL work to maximize local effectiveness, and leverages members’ regional networks to amplify and disseminate REL products.

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Florida State University awarded $27M federal education research laboratory

The Florida Center for Reading Research has won a $27 million, five-year contract to operate the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) for the Southeastern United States. The REL program includes 10 regional labs funded through the Institute of Education Sciences. The labs are designed to bridge the gap between educators and policymakers by providing research-based strategies to improve learning outcomes for K-12 students.

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FSU faculty release guide to coaching players with hidden disabilities and conditions

Like a strike thrown in baseball that is only recognized by a well-trained umpire, hidden disabilities and conditions (HDCs) may be invisible to the untrained eye. HDCs are specific disabilities or conditions like dyslexia, Autism, communication disorders, sensory impairments, anxiety, depression, or attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.

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