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Families In Schools, LeVar Burton, Launch ‘Read LA!’ Campaign

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Yolie Flores, Families In Schools Hiring Announcement

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Letter from Incoming President & CEO of Families In Schools, Yolie Flores

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What We Do

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Why California might mandate the ‘science of reading’ in all schools

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Privacy Policy

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Tommy Chang, Ed.D.

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Seis de cada diez menores no saben leer en tercer grado

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Op-Ed: Parents have a powerful role in improving literacy education

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L.A.’s School Workers Deserve More — and the City’s 420,000 Students Deserve Better

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Hard to Read: How American Schools Fail Kids with Dyslexia

A 2017 APM Report by Emily Hanford discussing how public schools are denying children with dyslexia proper treatment and often failing to identify them in the first place.

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Manny Aceves, Ed.D.

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Read LA!

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Contact us

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Catharine Vega

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FIS Welcomes Jeimee Estrada and Nadia Diaz Funn to the Board of Directors

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Victory Onyekwere

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Measuring Parent Engagement: Early Lessons Learned from the California School Dashboard

Report by Families In Schools, 2019

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About Us

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Virgil Roberts

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Nadia Diaz Funn

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At a Loss for Words: How a Flawed Idea is Teaching Millions of Kids to be Poor Readers

A 2019 APM Report by Emily Hanford discussing how schools have taught children the strategies of struggling readers for decades, with many teachers and parents not knowing that the theory behind these strategies has been debunked.

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Jeimee Estrada-Miller

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Daniela Hernandez

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Eliana Morales

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Yolie Flores

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Ready or Not: How California School Districts are Reimagining Parent Engagement in the Era of Local Control Funding Formula

Report by Families In Schools, 2015

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Reimagining Parent Engagement in California: Moving from 1.0 to 2.0

Report by Families In Schools, 2013

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Sold a Story Podcast

There's an idea about how children learn to read that's held sway in schools for more than a generation — even though it was proven wrong by cognitive scientists decades ago. Teaching methods based on this idea can make it harder for children to learn how to read. In the Sold a Story podcast, host Emily Hanford investigates the influential authors who promote this idea and the company that sells their work.

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English Learner Family Toolkit

This toolkit is provided by the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) with information on questions English learner families may have about public schools in the United States.

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Impact

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Lindsay Dumas, M.Ed.

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PODER Video Series

Padres Optando por el Desarrollo, Enseñanza y Realización de la lectoescritura is an online video course for Spanish-speaking parents of multilingual learners designed to enable them to support and advocate for high-quality, high-impact reading instruction in their children’s districts, schools, and classrooms.

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Silvia Torres

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Sandy Mendoza

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Sarah Garcia

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California Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)

Whole child resources and supports to help local educational agencies, schools, and families serve the needs of the whole child.

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Dr. Jessie Cuadra

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California Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)

Whole child resources and supports to help local educational agencies, schools, and families serve the needs of the whole child.

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L.A. Literacy Landscape Report

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