September 17, 2018
Of the 32 programs that have been reviewed so far by EdReports, ARC Core is the first and only ELA curriculum to receive an All Green (meets all the criteria) review for Grades K–12.
May 14, 2018
American Reading Company (ARC) is excited to announce three new members have joined our Academic Advisory Board: Dr. Kathy Escamilla, Dr. Manuel Escamilla, and Alicia Grunow.
April 2, 2018
The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) started the HEROES award 11 years ago to honor individuals whose work and leadership advance the rights of the LGBT community.
August 23, 2017
Pennsylvania-based education solutions provider American Reading Company has made the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. Ranked #3401, ARC is on the list for the fourth time.
June 7, 2017
EdReports, an independent nonprofit organization that reviews instructional materials, has released its review of American Reading Company’s ARC Core for grades K-8.
March 27, 2017
American Reading Company (ARC) is quickly becoming the go-to provider of customized educational services for schools and districts across the country.
November 3, 2016
Dr. Jim Cummins Joins American Reading Company Academic Advisory Board
June 15, 2016
American Reading Company Goes Solar Powered
March 21, 2016
Renowned educator Dr. Pedro Noguera delivered a thought-provoking and moving keynote address to a sold-out event in San Antonio, Texas, on Thursday, March 3.
March 4, 2016
The story of 11-year-old Marley Dias and her #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign has gone viral. Supported by the GrassROOTS Community Foundation, Marley set out to collect 1000 books with Black girls as main characters and she far exceeded that goal.
January 5, 2015
The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and American Reading Company (ARC) have entered into a partnership to provide high quality professional learning experiences designed to develop educators’ capacity to implement rigorous Common Core instruction...
December 9, 2014
Teaming up with American Reading Company and Random House Publishing, Chester Upland School District saw to it that nearly 6,000 new books made it into the hands of Chester youth on Saturday, December 6.
November 12, 2014
On October 28th, literacy leaders from 15 districts across the country gathered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, to share notes on their progress with Next Generation Literacy Systems designed to transform their districts.
August 7, 2014
In a study conducted by Measurement Incorporated, experts and practitioners alike agree that the IRLA® formative assessment framework does indeed offer a multitude of benefits for students, teachers, parents, and administrators.
May 2, 2014
Renowned writers, speakers, and educators Drs Kylene Beers and Robert (Bob) Probst have joined an extraordinary group of their peers in education on American Reading Company’s Academic Advisory Board, founder...
April 17, 2014
Highly sought-after educational author, researcher, and speaker Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm joins a group of outstanding nationally recognized peers on the American Reading Company’s Academic Advisory Board, founder and CEO Jane Hileman announced today.
February 26, 2014
September 10, 2013
American Reading Company is quickly becoming the go-to provider of customized curricular support and residency-model professional development for schools and school districts, and a sought-after partner for school districts, corporations, foundations...
October 11, 2012
According to nationally renowned pediatrician and author Dr. Bill Sears, “My daughter, Hayden Sears-Livesay, is using the program with our 5-year-old granddaughter, Morgan, with great results...
June 15, 2012
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has honored Camden, New Jersey, as one of 25 Community Solutions PaceSetters for its work addressing the challenges that keep low-income children from mastering reading by the end of third grade.
May 23, 2012
Scholars, educators, and thought leaders from across the country gathered at the offices of American Reading Company on May 22 for a day-long conference and action planning session centered on how to best educate Black and Latino boys and young men.
May 9, 2012
Championing the needs of Black and Latino boys in public school will take center stage when American Reading Company hosts a landmark event at its corporate headquarters (201 South Gulph Road, King of Prussia) on May 22, 2012.
March 15, 2012
Oscar J. Polk Elementary School’s dramatic transformation from a failing school in 2009 to a Grade B in 2010 and 2011 is garnering statewide attention in Florida.
March 14, 2012
The Profiles Series television program, hosted by Lou Gossett, Jr., recently showcased an educational success story under way at Cramer College Preparatory Lab School in Camden, New Jersey.
February 28, 2012
The National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) recognized American Reading Company as the 2012 Sponsor of the Year for the company’s outstanding program design for bilingual and English language learners.
October 25, 2011
For the first time in three years, Southwood Elementary School of the Columbus City School District in Ohio made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) with dramatic gains in reading achievement across grades and subgroups on the Ohio Academic Assessment Tests (O
October 19, 2011
October 14, 2011
For over a decade, American Reading Company has sourced the best books available on the market from more than 250 publishers to provide state-of-the-art, leveled classroom libraries to schools participating in the company’s programs.
October 3, 2011
Winner to be announced at South Carolina Archives and History Center Oct. 26
September 16, 2011
As a nationally recognized leader in research-based programs for schools, American Reading Company today announced the launch of its direct-to-consumer website for parents: American Reading @ Home.
August 4, 2011
Based on the documented growth in reading achievement among African American males at Clinton Elementary School in South Carolina, American Reading Company’s 100 Book Challenge has been identified by the WhatWorksSC Clearinghouse as a program that makes
July 21, 2011
In an effort to halt summer reading loss, the Warrensville Heights City School District implemented American Reading Company’s Summer Learning Labs for students in Grades 1-8 who were not yet reading on grade level.
July 12, 2011
Thanks to the “perfect storm” of publicity last summer, by now just about everyone knows that the most effective (and economical) way to sustain reading growth achieved during the school year is for students to keep reading during the summer.
May 9, 2011
American Reading Company is pleased to announce that its ACTION 100 RtI Framework has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing.
April 12, 2011
American Reading Company announced today that Dr. Mike Schmoker will address an audience of more than 200 administrators at a District Leadership Symposium on Wednesday, May 18.
March 9, 2011
Philadelphia-based Research for Action (RFA), an independent education research organization, will conduct a new study of American Reading Company (ARC) reading initiatives now underway in 19 schools in Camden, New Jersey.
February 22, 2011
American Reading Company announced today that Jane Hileman, the company’s Founder and CEO, has been named to the Board of Directors for the Read it LOUD! Foundation.
February 21, 2011
In 2009, Ray embarked on a new reading initiative in partnership with American Reading Company to transform the school’s culture for reading success.
February 8, 2011
Major stakeholders in the city of Camden are calling upon their respective constituents to participate in a “reading blitz” on February 22nd for students at Lanning Square Elementary School.
December 16, 2010
Thanks to Camden City Public School ESL teacher Khadijah Sidiqi, students in Pakistan are now using American Reading Company’s ARC Press titles to help them learn English.
December 3, 2010
The Philadelphia Business Journal, NAWBO and presenting sponsor Wachovia, a Wells Fargo Co., awarded the prestigious 2010 Women of Distinction Award to Jane Hileman, Founder & CEO of American Reading Company.
November 19, 2010
More than 250 people attended Meadowcreek Elementary School’s first annual 100 Book Challenge parents’ meeting.
November 15, 2010
ARC employees showed up yesterday at both Wiggins and Cramer College Preparatory Lab Schools to sit “elbow to elbow” with individual students, listening and observing as the students read for 30 minutes at their “just right” reading levels.
October 4, 2010
In partnership with American Reading Company, administrators and teachers will undergo 30 days of training to master research-based teaching methods aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and the new Common Core Standards.
September 27, 2010
Raul Yzaguirre School for Success, Brownsville Campus, announced a new partnership with American Reading Company that will provide extensive teacher training, student incentives, and data-tracking systems to ensure all students are meeting reading goals.
September 16, 2010
Over 1,500 books and 60 pounds of cookies were given away Sept. 2nd to Camden families to help drive home the importance of reading together as part of the event sponsored in part by American Reading Company.
September 7, 2010
American Reading Company is making it easy for school districts across the country to meet Common Core Standards (CCS) reading and language arts requirements with the Independent Reading Level Assessment (IRLA).
August 31, 2010
For the first time since 2004, all Oxford Area School District K–8 schools have met or exceeded the state’s requirements for student proficiency in reading—success that is due in part to the district’s implementation of ACTION 100.
August 31, 2010
American Reading Company is proud to sponsor “Let’s Make 2010-11 the Best School Year Ever!”—a day-long September 2nd event for Camden students and parents that will involve free children’s books, free cookies and milk, and appearances by Wally Amos
June 10, 2010
Bettes Elementary School, Akron School District, was recognized as one of American Reading Company’s 25 Honor Schools in 2010.
May 26, 2010
When first-grade teacher Paul Myers of Cramer Elementary School heard about the Philadelphia Phillies’ call for outstanding readers, one name instantly came to mind: Chantasia Harris.
May 25, 2010
King of Prussia-based business is busy hiring new employees after a record-breaking 35 percent increase in sales over last year.
May 4, 2010
This year Oxford Area School District embarked on an ambitious district-wide literacy initiative, requiring teachers and principals to participate in 30 days of on-site training.
April 23, 2010
Carlisle-Foster’s Grove Elementary of the Spartanburg County School District 2 has won the 2010 Exemplary Reading Program Award for the state of South Carolina, awarded by the International Reading Association and the South Carolina Reading Association.
April 22, 2010
EYP rewards student reading achievement with a Turf Field and Eagles Book Mobile Visits
March 23, 2010
At the beginning of the school year, Principal Rachel Ray launched American Reading Company’s 100 Book Challenge as the structured independent reading system for use at school and at home, requiring daily parental involvement to monitor reading practice
February 24, 2010
Brevard Public Schools has nine K–6 elementary schools participating in American Reading Company’s 100 Book Challenge as a way to provide or supplement the availability of leveled text for independent reading.
February 23, 2010
Camden City Public Schools will host a special observation day on Friday, February 26, 2010, to showcase their success with Action 100, a Response to Intervention (RtI) Accountability Model implemented in partnership with American Reading Company.
February 18, 2010
Camden City Public Schools has launched a historic and unprecedented district-wide reading initiative in partnership with American Reading Company using federal stimulus funds in all 20 elementary and family schools.
February 17, 2010
American Reading Company announced today that Quality Quinn has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Marketing.
January 19, 2010
When attendees visit the American Reading Company booth at this week’s Title I Conference in Washington, D.C. (January 21-24), they will learn about the success that Camden City Public Schools in New Jersey are having with Action 100.
January 5, 2010
American Reading Company has received its national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-NJ, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
January 5, 2010
Publishers Weekly, the international news magazine for the publishing world, has named American Reading Company Board Member, Richard Sarnoff, the 2009 Person of the Year.
January 5, 2010
Approximately 350 children gathered at PS 125M in Manhattan for the “Read Out Loud!” family literacy fest. Focused on building awareness of the importance of family literacy, over 1,200 new books were given away.
August 26, 2009
All 20 Elementary and Family Schools will participate in 100 Book Challenge.
July 20, 2009
Award-winning authors to design and expand ARC Spanish programs for bilingual, dual language, world language classrooms
February 1, 2009
When 10-year-old Alexis Oquendo placed a long-distance call from Naples, Florida to American Reading Company to thank people there for the 100 Book Challenge reading program she loves so much, no one was quite sure whether or not to believe her.
December 1, 2008
Baltimore County Public School elementary students participating in the 100 Book Challenge and Research Labs programs from American Reading Company have been experiencing extraordinary gains in their reading levels.
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