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ReadWorks addresses problems in reading comprehension in K-12 education through research-based content and methods and by focusing on the needs and context of most classrooms today.

Founded: 2008 by David Ciulla

  • Program Area

    Education, Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    Brooklyn , New York, United States
  • Product Platforms

  • Budget

    $500,000 to $1,000,000

ReadWorks is committed to solving the nation's reading comprehension crisis by giving teachers the research-proven tools and support they need to improve the academic achievement of their students. ReadWorks provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online, for free, to be shared broadly. The ReadWorks curriculum is aligned to rigorous state standards and the Common Core.

Funders and Awards

Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education, Frances L. & Edwin L. Cummings Memorial Fund, Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Imagine K12, JPMorgan Chase & Co., William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, Leon Lowenstein Foundation, Inc., NewSchools Venture Fund, Smith Richardson Foundation, Spotlight Fund, Tsunami Foundation