Our Impact

We believe that people  make the difference.

 

Student Outcomes

 

Students' successes are our successes. By looking to how students are impacted by our literacy programming, we gauge not only what we are doing well, but how we must improve to better serve our communities.

2016-17 Average Growth on Reading Intervention Levels

2015-16 Average Growth on Reading Intervention Levels

 

Income Level of Schools Served

94% of schools served are "High Poverty" meaning over 70% of students received free or reduced lunch.

Average student reading level growth

8.25

Average number of days of intervention

42

nyc students served in 2017-18 school year

1,047+

 
 

"Always think about what your student knows already and what she/he needs to learn in order to move forward."

- 2018 Instructor Cohort

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"Plan based on data collected from Reading Rescue assessments and classroom teacher observations."

-2018 Instructor Cohort

Professional Outcomes

Students are successful when their educators are knowledgeable, well prepared, and passionate about their work. Through Professional Development, we build community leaders in literacy.

"Everything was excellent. It has helped me in my teaching and to be effective... due to the skills I have gained, I am also able to apply the strategies to regular teaching."

- 2018 Cohort Instructor

 
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Day 1 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Teaching Phonics

 
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Day 10 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Teaching Phonics

 

"I know how to teach phonics" grew from 23% to 82%.

 
 

Day 1 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Taking a Written Record

 
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Day 10 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Taking a Written Record

 

"I know how to take a written record" grew from 23% to 90%.

 
 
 

READING RESCUE INSTRUCTORS THAT HAD NEVER
RECEIVED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ON TEACHING WRITING

62%

 

READING RESCUE INSTRUCTORS
THAT ARE NOT "CLASSROOM TEACHERS"

91%

 

READING RESCUE INSTRUCTORS
THAT DO NOT HAVE GRADUATE DEGREES

56%

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"Foster a safe learning environment and give the student the opportunity to express themselves."

-2018 Cohort Instructor

 
 

Day 1 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Teaching Vocabulary

 
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Day 10 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Teaching Vocabulary

 

"I know how to teach vocabulary development" grew from 20% to 76%.

 
 

Day 1 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Teaching Writing

 
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Day 10 of PD: Instructor Familiarity with Teaching Writing

 

"I know how to teach writing" grew from 23% to 82%.

 
 
 

"I am very grateful to have had Reading Rescue training. I've been using what I learn to help my students and my own child, too."

- 2018 Cohort Instructor

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Day 1 of PD: Familiarity with Teaching Fluency

 
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Day 10 of PD: Familiarity with Teaching Fluency

 

"I know how to teach fluency" grew from 13% to 74%.

 
 

Student writing sample before intervention.

 Student writing sample before receiving intervention.

Student writing sample after receiving four months of intervention.

 Student writing sample after receiving four months of intervention.
 

"Know your student. Follow the lesson plan with fidelity but adapt to your student and don't be scared to move forward."

- 2019 Cohort Reading Rescue Instructor