Stand Up for Reading

Stand Up for Reading


Help the Florida Center for Reading Research outfit local schools with stands containing educator, parent, and student resources in support of READ UP, a university partnership focused on reading achievement and student success in Leon County Schools.

NCERT Signing

Florida Center for Reading Research forms partnership to establish National Center for Reading in India


The Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University and University of St. Francis have partnered with education officials in India to establish the National Center for Reading Interventions and Research (NCRIR) in India.

The Uncanny Chronicles

FSU-created, dyslexia-focused comic book to be available nationwide as graphic novel


“The Uncanny Chronicles,” a comic book focused on the realities of dyslexia will soon be available nationwide as a graphic novel thanks to an agreement between Florida State University and Ventris Learning.

Hugh Catts, Yaacov Petscher

SCSD Professor Acquires Grant to Develop Dyslexia Screening System


School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Professor Hugh Catts and College of Social Work Associate Professor Yaacov Petscher received a subcontract grant award from the University of California San Francisco to further develop and test a dyslexia screener.

FCRR Director, Nicole Patton Terry

Florida Center for Reading Research director appointed to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Future of Education Research


Nicole Patton Terry will join a team of expert scholars on NASEM’S Committee on the Future of Education Research. Their work will inform IES on critical problems where new research is needed, new methods for conducting research and new types of research training investments.

For Families

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.

Science of Reading

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.

FCRR Literacy Kiosk

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.