Carolyn Webber Alder, Park Record

If a child makes it past the third grade without mastering the ability to read, it is likely they will not be a highly literate adult.

Teachers, administrators and researchers have been aware of the fact for years, but now the state of Utah is aiming to ensure that elementary schools are doing their best to promote early literacy. In response to the state Legislature's new literacy goals, the Park City Board of Education recently approved an updated K-3 early literacy plan focused on the Wilsons Fundations program.

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Wilson Fundations focuses on phonetic awareness and phonics.
It is a literacy teaching approach used at all elementary schools in the district.
(Park Record file photo)

Note: PCEF donors support Wilson Fundations.




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