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Family Literacy Resources

Online Data and Publications

Clearinghouse on English, Reading, and Communication
The Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication is an information repository of the Indiana University School of Education.

ERIC Database
This searchable database has many articles and papers on family literacy and related topics. Search using the thesaurus for the term "family literacy" for a long list of resources. Narrow the search by date, location, language, or other term.

ERIC Digests
Enter the term "family literacy" in the search box and a list of relevant documents will come up. These digests are short reports designed to give an overview of a topic and pointers to more information.

Forum on Child and Family Statistics
This web site offers easy access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families, including: population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.

The Knowledge Loom: School, Family, and Community Partnerships

RMC Research Corporation offers research and resources that support best practices in developing School, Family & Community Partnerships, including family literacy

Midwest LINCS Family Literacy Special Collections
The Family Literacy Special Collections provides individuals working with families a means to access a variety of resources electronically.

National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) Publications

This page has links to programs, statistics, and web resources about family literacy. It also offers a link to ordering information for publications and videos about family literacy produced by the organization.

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education: Family Literacy in Adult Education
This page has links to documents about research and evaluation and noteworthy practices in family literacy. It also has links to organizations working on family literacy.

Your Child: Development & Behavior Resources
A Guide to Information & Support for Parents
This site has information about parents' critical role in helping children learn to read and enjoy reading. There are articles about the development of reading skills in children and book lists and fun sites for children to explore.

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