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What's Hot in Literacy

For more than 20 years, ILA has published the What's Hot in Literacy survey findings to take the temperature of the literacy dialogue and to note the changing trends from year to year.

2018 What’s Hot in Literacy Report

What did or didn't surprise you in this year's report? What can you do to bring attention to these critical topics in literacy? Tell us what you think about the 2018 report by using the hashtag #ILAWhatsHot on social media or emailing us at

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A closer look

This year, we examined how the topics relate to one another to emphasize not just what's hot but also what matters most in literacy education. Read our coverage of the report and its implications in the January/February issue of Literacy Today, ILA's bimonthly member magazine.

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For the press

Download the 2018 What's Hot in Literacy press release.

Past reports

Last year was the first in which What's Hot in Literacy was a public report. View the 2017 edition here. Previous years' findings were published in Literacy Today.