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Literacy Worldwide - The International Literacy Association

ILA 2020 Registration is open! Get ready to shape the future of literacy.


The ability to READ, WRITE, and COMMUNICATE connects people and empowers them to achieve things they never thought possible.

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The 2020 What’s Hot in Literacy Report
The 2020 What’s Hot in Literacy Report

The topics most critical to shaping the future of literacy, as identified by educators like you.

ILA Awards and Grants: Submissions Open
ILA Awards and Grants: Submissions Open

Apply or nominate a leader or researcher who has made a significant impact in the literacy field.

ILA 2020 Board Election
Vote in the ILA 2020 Board Election

ILA members: The election closes at 5:00 p.m. ET on May 11, 2020, so vote today!

Purpose, Validity, and Necessity

Purpose, Validity, and Necessity

This brief highlights three positions teachers consider regarding elementary school reading scores.

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