The Village

The Village

Our Mission

Taking a place-based, collective impact approach, The Village creates, supports, and sustains research-practice partnerships to support reading achievement, school readiness, and school success among vulnerable children and youth.

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The Village

Our Core Values


  • We accept our responsibility to this community and we will act to support it.
  • We focus on the “whole child”, attending equally to children, families, schools, and communities.
  • We believe diverse cross-sector partnerships are necessary to support the child well-being.
  • We lead with equity to ensure that all children have what they need to thrive.
  • We commit to producing rigorous, relevant research that addresses this community’s most pressing educational needs.


How We Partner


  • Connect our partners to research- and evidence-based practices, programs, and resources to help them address their most pressing problems of practice.
  • Champion our partner’s programs, activities, and initiatives that support children, families, schools, and communities.
  • Collaborate to provide our partners with evidence that helps them learn, tell their story, and act to improve outcomes for children, families, schools, and communities.
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Recent News

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.

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