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Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative

Directed by Irene Fountas, the Center is a leader in literacy professional development for teachers and administrators, literacy interventions for struggling readers and writers, and comprehensive school programs for PreK–8.

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The Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative

Phone: 617.349.8424 or 800.999.1959, ext. 8424

Fax: 617.349.8490

Mailing Address:
Lesley University
29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Text Levels

Read our two blog posts by Irene Fountas regarding text levels:


 Spotlight image- Text Levels blog post


Text Levels: Tool or Trouble? (October 2013)

More on Text Levels: Confronting the Issues (October 2015) 


Literacy for All: Working to Help Every Child Succeed

We sponsor an annual Literacy for All conference each October/November. Read about the conference, and how we have been working to help every child succeed for more than 25 years.