The purpose of this program is to help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy by improving the educational opportunities of low-income families by integrating early childhood education, adult literacy or adult basic education, and parenting education into a unified family literacy program, and establishing a program that: is implemented through cooperative projects that build on high-quality existing community resources to create a new range of services; promotes the academic achievement of children and adults; and uses instructional programs based on scientifically based reading research and addresses the prevention of reading difficulties for children and adults to the extent such research is available.
September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2010
List of Awardees:
American Youth Works Charter School
Austin Learning Academy
Birdville ISD - South Birdville Elementary
Carrizo Springs CISD
Cedar Hill ISD
Crystal City ISD
ESC Region 9
Fort Bend ISD
Houston ISD - Park Place Elementary
Houston ISD - Patterson Elementary
Mt Pleasant ISD
Neighborhood Centers Inc.