Reach Out and Read In the News
Emerging Research Further Demonstrates Impact of Reach Out and Read
Our Chief of Strategic Initiatives Nikki Shearman PhD recently released a report on emerging research that further demonstrates the impact of Reach Out and Read. In addition to providing the summaries below, we will update our research overview and other materials to reflect these exciting developments.
Reach Out and Read is proud to partner in this year’s, READ ACROSS AMERICA day on March 2, 2020. Two decades ago, the National Education Association (NEA) launched Read Across America and now it is the nation’s largest single-day celebration of reading. The program focuses on motivating children to read and encouraging adults to spend more time […]
“A fundamental test for our country is whether or not we can make early learning available and real to all kids and families,” said Chelsea Clinton during her recent visit to Milwaukee to dedicate the Clinton Foundation’s, Too Small to Fail initiative, and the City of Milwaukee first-ever “Family Read, Play & Learn” space with […]
UNICEF has produced a 10-part special podcast series on “The Future of Childhood” – to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In this episode, Sarah Crowe, speaks to Reach Out and Read’s National Medical Director, Dr. Perri Klass on pediatrics. Perri Klass, MD has been writing as a […]
Time Magazine interviewed one of our favorite authors, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof on his newly released book, ‘Tightrope’. Mr. Kristof and co-author Sheryl WuDunn report on the despair that many middle-class Americans have experienced over the past several decades. Their reporting is wide-spread across the United States and despite the bleak outcome for […]
Study Finds that Reach Out and Read Enhances Clinic Morale, Increase Provider Satisfaction, and Improve Patient-Clinician Relationships A new Wisconsin Medical Journal study published by Dr. Heather Burton and Dr. Dipesh Navsaria found that Reach Out and Read helped enhance clinic morale, increase provider satisfaction, and improve patient-clinician relationships in 10 study clinics. Compared to clinicians in […]