Dr. LaRue Allen awarded $552,004 grant from NYCT Brooke Astor Fund

Dr. LaRue Allen was awarded a grant through the New York Community Trust's Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in the amount of $552,004. The grant will support Dr. Allen's ongoing research, "Precursors to Reading Readiness: Using Authentic Assessment to Individualize Classroom Instructions," which seeks to create a system of training and support that will increase Pre-K educators' proficiency in Authentic Assessment, and to build local supports to sustain and further increase their skill development.