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If system monitoring reveals information indicating possible criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to law enforcement personnel.


STAR is a comprehensive reading reform initiative. It includes professional development, tools, and resources that:

  • teach effective reading instruction; and
  • help build state and local systems in support of reading improvement.

STAR supports evidence-based reading instruction, which integrates research-based principles with practitioner experience. more

Experts in reading instruction, state and federal policymakers, and practitioners working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education to improve adult reading. more

STAR helps improve reading outcomes among intermediate-level learners – those who read at the fourth to ninth grade levels. more