Nine Million Word Challenge

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In a press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the district announced that it would accept the Read2Succeed Community-Wide Early Literacy Initiatve 9 Million Word Challenge. The challenge is open to all students within the Mineola community, including those who are not yet school age and aims at improving early literacy skills. Mineola is the only district on Long Island participating in this challenge, which runs through June 2018.

The challenge is hosted by Footsteps2Brilliance, which is a platform/app that engages early learners in reading skills with the option of engaging in English or Spanish.  A word count tracker, video and further instructions on how to download the free platform are located at the bottom of this page.