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#AskExcelinEd: Why does reading matter for children?

• Cari Miller


In today’s #AskExcelinEd, we’re sharing a touching new video and some great resources on our comprehensive reading intervention policy. I hope these inspire and equip you to prioritize early literacy for children in your state!

Today’s Readers. Tomorrow’s Leaders.

Hear why these policymakers and education advocates prioritize reading with their families.

About the author

Cari Miller

Cari Miller serves as Policy Director of Early Literacy for ExcelinEd. She works hand in hand with states pursuing a comprehensive approach to K-3 reading policy, and she supports state departments with effective policy implementation. Cari is a former elementary teacher and reading coach. She also served as the Deputy Director of Just Read, Florida!, Governor Jeb Bush’s statewide literacy initiative. At Just Read, Florida!, she served in other capacities, including: Elementary Reading Specialist, Director of Reading First and Director of Elementary Reading. Her sole mission is to improve student reading achievement across the nation.