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, which 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 educators and child care professionals practical, science-based tools and training to address the real-life challenges of building reading readiness skills in young children.