Making a Difference!

With your support, we’ve been able to
increase the number of children served by 219%
and reduce our per-student cost by more than 58%!
And 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...

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  • SitStayRead Welcomes CBS 2 Chicago!

    We were so excited to have the team from CBS 2 Chicago visit one of our classrooms yesterday to see our kids, dogs and books!  In case you missed it, here’s the full story. Dogs Helping Kids Learn To Read At 13 Chicago Public Schools (CBS) – Books, computers, and […]
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  • Sponsorship opportunities for the 2015 Bark ‘n Ball

    Put your brand in front of Chicago’s elite dog-lovers and early literacy supporters Kids, dogs, and books—that’s what SitStayRead is all about, and that’s what our supporters and volunteers care about.   SitStayRead has provided dog-centered literacy intervention programs to at-risk children in Chicago Public Schools and community centers since […]
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