“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. With your help, we can change that.


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Read Right from the Start on the Cox Campus offers free, video-based courses and resources for early education teachers.

Our courses are based on proven language and literacy practices, show real teachers using them, and are easy to follow.

And thanks to generous partner investments, you have access to these practices at no cost!

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Building the reading brain.The Science Behind Our Courses.

From birth, 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.

You play a role in putting every child, starting in infancy, on a path to reading.

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 discovery and excitement or with anxiety and discouragement.

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You belong here.

We’re here for you. We’re here for each other.

The Cox Campus offers a lot more than courses. We’re a community of early childhood education professionals, families, caregivers, leaders, and community members committed to supporting each other.

Here you have a lifeline you can depend on, a forum to express your ideas, and the opportunity to lend a helping hand. We’re in this together!

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