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at 95 percent group, our pursuit of literacy extends far beyond the classroom. we’re committed to sharing research, resources, and expertise as we advance the science of reading and empower educators everywhere.

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district spotlight: watch fulton county

every child deserves the right to read. fulton county schools, just outside the atlanta city limits, has 80% minority enrollment and serves approximately 90,000 students, with 31% of them receiving free or reduced lunch.

a prescriptive, systematic, rigorous, and explicit phonics program. that’s our game changer. that’s 95 percent group.

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jennifer burton director of literacy, fulton county schools

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as educators, our knowledge is our power. in sharing all that we know with one another, we can focus our impact on what matters most — unlocking the power of literacy for every child.

laura stewart

chief academic officer
success story resources

courage, leadership, and the science of reading light the way for panther valley

it takes courageous leadership to stay the course with a laser focus on doing what’s best for students. robert palazzo, principal at panther valley elementary school in the poconos region of pennsylvania, boldly made the decision to bring change. he turned to 95 percent group and let the science of reading lead the way.

now we know: explicit instruction is what matters.

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robert palazzo principal

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science of reading

experts corner: champions for better, wiser tier 3 instruction

discover 95 rap™ (teacher-led tier 3 instruction for developing readers) and why educators love it. note: it is proven to help accelerate reading improvement for students, and it also gives teachers valuable data on each student’s progress.

95 rap is individualized so that students can move at their own pace. and i think that’s a key difference for rap from other tier 3 interventions. it’s the individual nature and the mastery model. students within the group can move at their own pace.

kristan jones 95 rap

krista jones ma, nbct senior manager implementation & coaching | 95 percent group

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(essa) standards of evidence; strong (tier 1)

this recognition from evidence for essa further validates what we have seen clearly in schools and districts. our 95 phonics core program is an effective, efficient, and joyful method for supporting all children in reading improvement and for helping them pursue a literate life.

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brad lindaas chief executive officer

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science of reading

from theory to practice: see the science of reading in action in ogden, utah

there has been a definite increase in self efficacy in our teachers—they finally feel like they are getting through all the lessons successfully and instructing on the skills necessary for their students to have a solid foundation in reading.

natalie dussol district elementary reading specialist | ogden city schools

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