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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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Meta-Analysis Aims to Shed Light on the Home Math Environment

Parents and families are constantly reminded about the importance of reading with their children, but what about math? Like reading difficulties, problems with math can delay children’s’ educational progress and jeopardize future outcomes.

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FSU’s Center For Reading Research Provides Literacy Kiosks to Local Schools

Parents and students in Leon County will find new resources awaiting them in local schools when they return this fall, thanks to new literacy resource kiosks provided by the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR). The kiosks, stocked with grade-specific materials, were delivered in early August to 49 schools across the district.

The kiosks are an extension of READ UP, a research-to-practice partnership between FCRR and Leon County Schools.

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Back to school: Florida State University center provides resources for families to help young learners

As children across the country prepare to go back to the classroom — some for the first time since the COVID-19 global pandemic began — FCRR has launched a resource section specifically for families navigating those crucial early years of learning.

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Florida Center for Reading Research draws on multiple disciplines to advance the science of reading

FCRR at Florida State University is using its extensive network to advance the science of reading with the goal of improving student achievement for all children.

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