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Family Literacy Resources

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The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
http://www.barbarabushfoundation.com
The mission of this organization is to establish literacy as a value in every family. The home page gives access to information about the foundation's grants, publications, and partnerships.

Colorn Colorado!
http://www.colorincolorado.org
This site, a service of the Reading Rockets program from WETA, is available in both Spanish and English. It has information, activities, and advice for Spanish-speaking parents.

Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy
http://www.ed.psu.edu/goodlinginstitute
The Goodling Institute, housed within The Pennsylvania State University's College of Education, works collaboratively with the College's Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy and the National Center for family Literacy (NCFL) in Louisville, Kentucky. The Mission of the Goodling Institute is to improve family literacy education through research and its application to practice and professional development.

Harvard Family Research Project
http://www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp
Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP) strives to increase the effectiveness of public and private organizations and communities as they promote child development, student achievement, healthy family functioning, and community development.

National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL)
http://www.famlit.org
By providing professional development services, research and policy analysis, NCFL annually trains more than 5,000 practitioners and reaches thousands more through its advocacy efforts, working to expand the literacy opportunities for all families nationwide.

National Even Start Association
http://www.evenstart.org
This page provides links to many contacts and resources involved in family literacy activities.

United Through Reading
http://www.read2kids.org
Family Literacy Foundation's programs encourage parents and extended family members to read aloud with young children, with special emphasis on the first five years, for the educational and emotional benefits to all involved.

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