Oregon Capital Chronicle

Legislators Push for Money to Train Oregon Teachers in the Science of Reading.

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“Funds would also go to paying for tutoring in the Ignite! Reading program, which involves individual instruction over Zoom for 15 minutes a day, five days a week, until a struggling student is caught up in reading. The tutoring would reach about 4,000 Oregon students with the greatest need…”

Ignite! is a nonprofit that pairs elementary students with a trained tutor who provides 15 minutes of one-on-one, individualized reading and literacy

From “Legislators Push for Money to Train Oregon Teachers in the Science of Reading,” The 74 and Oregon Capital Chronicle (March 2022)

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