Reading Development

Risk Factors for Reading Problems

Get the facts on risk factors for reading problems to help put all kids on the path to reading success, right from the start.

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By Educators, for Educators

A Unique Approach to a Common Problem

You know that in today’s world reading is the essential foundation for educational, social and economic advancement.

An estimated $2 billion is spent each year on students who repeat a grade due to struggles with reading. Struggling readers are at high risk of long-term school problems. This can lead to reduced opportunities to pursue talents and strengths and increased chances of dropping out.

It is our mission to provide the leadership, advocacy, research and services to reduce the effects of reading failure.

Designed with the help of educators and early learning specialists, Nemours BrightStart! offers practical, science-based tools and training to address the real-life challenges of building reading readiness skills in young children.

Resources for Educators

Tools & Services

You can bring Nemours BrightStart! instruction into your classroom, center or any educational/reading program for kids. Get more information about our services or find a list of resources and curricula from Nemours BrightStart!
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Results

Each year, our research has shown that the Nemours BrightStart! curriculum is improving reading readiness skills of prekindergarteners at risk for reading failure. Discover why these children are making good progress with reading.
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Testimonials

Working together, we can free children from the disabling effects of reading failure. Read a sampling of what
educators are saying about Nemours BrightStart!
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Frequently Asked Questions

To answer your questions about Nemours BrightStart! curricula, educational products or to simply learn more about us, visit our frequently asked questions section asked by educators like you.
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