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Not only are we touching more students,
but we're seeing 47.8% greater fluency gains!


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47.8% greater
fluency gains!

Read Loyola’s evaluation of
SitStayRead and learn more about
these exciting results that show how
much we are making a difference!



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Out latest happenings...

  • Shop for SitStayRead

    Get your holiday shopping done early at Embellish during an exclusive shopping event on December 5th from 6-8pm. Light snacks, drinks, and holiday cheer are complimentary and 15% of sales go to SitStayRead!   Embellish: 4161 N. Lincoln Ave in Chicago  
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  • WYCC In the Loop Features SitStayRead

    Watch as WYCC came to a Dog Visit at NTA earlier this year and filmed our program in action!
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  • Evaluation with Loyola

    We kicked off our 10th anniversary by taking a closer look at our programming, assessing our success at achieving our goals for the children participating in SitStayRead: increasing fluency, comprehension, the ability to write in a way that conveys meaning, and overall interest in reading. We partnered with the Department […]
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