What's New?
Grade 1 Reading Under Review!January 2019  –  We have now reviewed the three major publishers' new Grade 1 English Reading programs approved by Texas' State Board of Education for 2019 local adoption. These will enter Texas 1st Grade classrooms in the fall of 2019 and remain there for at least 8 years, maybe longer. We scrutinized (1) how well they teach Reading by real phonics, and (2) story content. Our phonics review criteria this year match those in our report on Texas' current Grade 1 English Reading programs adopted in 2010.

We are faxing our one-page summary comparison chart on these new programs twice to each Texas ISD and charter school in January 2019 – once to textbook selection committees and once to superintendents – with full, fast, FREE documentation emailed on request. To request our FULL REVIEW, just email us . Our summary comparison chart has been posted here.

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