“The whole goal of Fitchburg Flourishes is to get all students kindergarten ready and reading proficiently before third grade regardless of their economic background.”
The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS), San Bernardino County Preschool Services, Children’s Fund and First 5 San Bernardino are partnering to deliver the Footsteps2brilliance program.
San Benito County has 38.6% of its citizens speaking a language other than English at home, with the most common non-English language is Spanish. By becoming a Model Innovation County, SBCOE will serve as a blueprint for districts and counties around the nation to achieve early literacy success in dual language communities.
An NGO, OBAT Helpers is using Footsteps2Brilliance to teach Bangladeshi refugees English. The program began in April 2017.
Hawthorne School District uses Footsteps2Brilliance to spark community wide literacy.
Superintendent Michelle Rodriguez invites all community members to join her Model Innovation City and prepare all children for a successful future.
After 3 weeks, children in Karachi are able to segment and blend words.
After just 3 weeks, Karachi children can sing nursery rhymes.
After 3 weeks, children in Pakistan can recognize and read words.