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FCRR and College of Education Seeking Assistant or Associate Professor

The College of Education and the Florida Center for Reading Research at the Florida State University invite applications for an assistant or associate professor tenured-position.

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R2D2 and FIREFLIES Doctoral Training Programs Now Accepting Applications

The Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR), a leader in advancing reading through science, is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the R2D2 and FIREFLIES doctoral training programs.

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FSU’s Center For Reading Research Provides Literacy Kiosks to Local Schools

Parents and students in Leon County will find new resources awaiting them in local schools when they return this fall, thanks to new literacy resource kiosks provided by the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR). The kiosks, stocked with grade-specific materials, were delivered in early August to 49 schools across the district.

The kiosks are an extension of READ UP, a research-to-practice partnership between FCRR and Leon County Schools.

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Back to school: Florida State University center provides resources for families to help young learners

As children across the country prepare to go back to the classroom — some for the first time since the COVID-19 global pandemic began — FCRR has launched a resource section specifically for families navigating those crucial early years of learning.

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Florida Center for Reading Research draws on multiple disciplines to advance the science of reading

FCRR at Florida State University is using its extensive network to advance the science of reading with the goal of improving student achievement for all children.

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Florida Center for Reading Research director appointed to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Future of Education Research

Nicole Patton Terry will join a team of expert scholars on NASEM’S Committee on the Future of Education Research. Their work will inform IES on critical problems where new research is needed, new methods for conducting research and new types of research training investments.

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SCSD Professor Acquires Grant to Develop Dyslexia Screening System

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Professor Hugh Catts and College of Social Work Associate Professor Yaacov Petscher received a subcontract grant award from the University of California San Francisco to further develop and test a dyslexia screener.

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FSU-created, dyslexia-focused comic book to be available nationwide as graphic novel

“The Uncanny Chronicles,” a comic book focused on the realities of dyslexia will soon be available nationwide as a graphic novel thanks to an agreement between Florida State University and Ventris Learning.

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Florida Center for Reading Research forms partnership to establish National Center for Reading in India

The Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University and University of St. Francis have partnered with education officials in India to establish the National Center for Reading Interventions and Research (NCRIR) in India.

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Stand Up for Reading

Help the Florida Center for Reading Research outfit local schools with stands containing educator, parent, and student resources in support of READ UP, a university partnership focused on reading achievement and student success in Leon County Schools.

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