20% The percentage of Grade 1 students who will have difficulty learning to read and write.
The fact that Reading Recovery is an early intervention is what makes it so successful. Working with a highly-skilled teacher for about 40 hours of targeted instruction means children can quickly catch up with their peers so they are well equipped for the rest of their educational journey.
The boy who cried ‘You know I hate to read!’ is now proud of his reading.
My son wasn’t able to identify letters before he started learning through Reading Recovery. Now he is reading full sentences to his younger brother before bed.
As a parent, I witnessed the transformation a child can feel when they learn to read and write.
Help get Reading Recovery in every school.