Scholastic Literacy Partners
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Partner Organizations

Scholastic Literacy Partnerships is proud to have forged partnerships with many organizations promoting children’s literacy across the country.  We’re proud of the work their doing sharing the gift of books.  From parent education programs to employee volunteer programs, Scholastic Literacy Partnerships salutes the great work of these organizations.

Banco Popular North America Banco Popular North America, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading community banks in the U.S. with 139 branches in six states: California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Its core businesses include retail and commercial banking services, mortgage and consumer lending, and investment services. Banco Popular was named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2005 by FORTUNE Magazine and ranks among the top 10 Small Business Administration lenders in the country. Through annual support for summer reading efforts, Banco Popular's commitment to education and literacy in the communities they serve is clear. In 2006, Banco Popular is partnering with Scholastic to create literacy kits to be distributed at baseball games of the New York Mets and Brooklyn Cyclones. These kits include 3 books, exclusive posters, bookmarks and door hangers - with the aim of encouraging family reading time at home. Overall, this single distribution will total over 36,000 books!
Families in Schools The mission of Families in Schools is to involve parents in the education of their children as skillful, knowledgeable, and effective partners, capable of ensuring that they receive the quality of education to which they are entitled and must have in order to achieve life long success.
Motheread Motheread, Inc., a private, non-profit literacy development organization
established in 1987, works throughout the United States to integrate
literature-based curriculum and training into literacy, early childhood
education, and family support programs.
National Center Family Literacy

The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) is recognized worldwide as the leader in family literacy development. NCFL works to ensure that all families at the lowest ends of the literacy and economic continuum have opportunities to expand their education and improve their economic and social well-being through quality literacy programs.

The Parent-Child Home Program

The Parent-Child Home Program is a nationally-replicated, 40-year-old, early literacy home-visiting program that helps families facing social and economic obstacles prepare their children to enter school ready to learn. The research-proven model bridges the ‘preparation gap’ by encouraging quality parent-child interaction using books and toys.

Parents as Teachers Parents as Teachers is a nonprofit organization that invests in children from the beginning by helping all parents realize the important role they play in their child's development. Parents as Teachers offers parents customized child development information throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten to ensure each child is developing on track and ready to learn. For more, visit
Raising Readers

Raising Readers, a health and literacy program funded by the private Maine Libra Foundation, is designed to reach Maine children by taking advantage of the strong relationship between parents, children, and their health care providers.  Each newborn in Maine receives a canvas bag with two new hardcover books, and another new hardcover book at each regularly scheduled well child visit through age 5. Since its inception in 2000, Raising Readers has touched over 100,000 Maine children with more than 600,000 books through almost 400 medical practices and hospitals statewide.

Wachovia Wachovia Corporation, a financial services company headquartered in Charlotte, NC, developed Reading First® in 1997. Every year, Wachovia employees read to children in primary education classrooms once a week for 20 weeks, then donate the books to the classrooms. Since its inception, Reading First®  has established over 12,000 partnerships with local elementary school classrooms. In partnership with Scholastic Inc., we donated almost 90,000 books to classroom libraries in 2004.