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A partnership between The University of Akron College of Education, (UA) and Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (ASCA), Akron Ready Steps (ARS) is a program that serves over 300 at risk children in five Head Start sites in high poverty communities in Akron, OH.

Program goals address

  • high priority knowledge and skills preschoolers need to learn;
  • high priority knowledge and skills teachers/teacher assistants need to teach;
  • the design of high quality 21st century language and literacy-rich environments;
  • active parent engagement; and
  • mobilizing the community around strong preschool literacy education.

Learn more about Akron Ready Steps by visiting our website.

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Listing of Akron Ready Steps Press Coverage

Listing of Research Publications from Akron Ready Steps