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Literacy is key to future success

Literacy is key to future success‚Äč

There has never been a better time to focus your own education on reading and literacy.

  1. To date, 15 states plus the District of Columbia, have enacted legislation that requires reading proficiency by the end of the third grade. More states have legislation in progress.
  2. As this focus on children's literacy spreads across the nation, schools will require more teachers qualified to detect and correct deficiencies.
  3. You can be at the forefront of this re-energized literacy movement by starting your Master of Arts degree in reading and literacy today.

Central Michigan University's M.A. degree in reading and literacy K-12

Learn how to diagnose and treat reading problems while making parents your partners. Examine the implementation of literacy programs, develop plans for reading across the curriculum and increase student engagement with technology. During the summer, participate in a 16-week supervised reading clinic with local K-12 students.

Designed for working educators

Busy teachers appreciate the online format and eight-week courses. Take one course per term and complete your master's degree in two years. In Michigan, this degree qualifies certified teachers for the Reading Specialist BR Endorsement.




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