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FIREFLIES Aims to Keep the Future of Education Sciences Bright


The Village

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 predoctoral interdisciplinary research training program in the education sciences.

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


The Village

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


Core Knowledge Language Arts

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


Florida State University

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

Dr. Sonia Cabell

Sonia Cabell Receives 2020 Robert M. Gagné Research Award


Core Knowledge Language Arts

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

Leon County Schools

FCRR Announces Three-Year Partnership with Leon County Schools


The Village

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

FCRR Partners with Irish Tech Firm SoapBox for Child Literacy Project

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.

Reading Disabilities and Dyslexia Researchers

FCRR Aims to Train Next Generation of Reading Disabilities and Dyslexia Researchers


Florida Center for Reading Research Associate Director Dr. Nicole Patton Terry has received a $1.1 million, five-year grant to prepare the next generation of reading disabilities and dyslexia (RDD) researchers.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

HBCU Conference Spurs Partnership, Insight, and Future Success


REL Southeast

Dr. La’Tara Osborne Lampkin, Senior Research Associate at FCRR, attended the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference.