“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”~ Frederick Douglass

But only 1/3 of our nation’s children read proficiently by the end of 3rd grade. Together, we’re working to change that.


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Every child should be free to decide his own future. We’ve made a promise to help make that a reality.

The Cox Campus is a community united to radically transform children’s learning environments.

Through free, research-based courses, we empower and support all who guide and work with children to adopt language and literacy practices that build the foundation children need to be great readers and pursue their own destinies.

Science has spoken.Readers are born on the laps of responsive adults.

From birth, young children need strong relationships with adults who engage them in conversation and celebrate their use of language.

More conversations lead to stronger brain connections, closer relationships, and a solid foundation for language development and all learning, including reading.

An eye on the future.Why 3rd Grade Reading Matters.

Third grade marks an important point in a child’s life – the transition from learning to read to reading to learn!

Reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade can determine a child’s future: graduating from high school, going to college, and enjoying a lifetime of healthy and productive outcomes.

Watch The Promise and Every Opportunity, two brief introductory videos that tell the story of what we believe for children.

The Promise

Birth – 5 Yrs Old

When you join the Cox Campus community, you make a promise – to engage each and every child as your conversational partner and give them the language and literacy skills they need to decide their own future.

Every Opportunity

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
Our words have the power to decide whether a child’s day will be filled with wondrous discovery and excitement or with anxiety and discouragement.

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The Cox Campus has a lot to offer.

Learn at your own pace, anywhere, at no cost.

The Cox Campus offers free, interactive courses and resources based on proven language and literacy practices. Through their generous investment, our partners are committed to removing all financial and geographical barriers so you have access to these practices at no cost.

Our courses present Read Right from the Start practices, show real teachers using them, and support you as you begin to use what you’ve learned.

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