All children reading at grade level through singing

A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization

The Rock 'n' Read Project

We help schools and community groups dramatically improve elementary-aged students' reading by implementing a software program that uses singing. 
For cost info, please contact Bill Jones, Executive Director (see below).  

Minnesota State Pilot


Free program for public schools funded by MN Legislature

To qualify, elementary schools need:

1) a large proportion of students who are not reading at grade level and eligible for free/reduced lunch 

2) 2nd-5th graders

3) the ability to have students use a software program during the school day for 30 minutes 4-5 times per week.

To apply, please contact Bill Jones, Executive Director (see below)

To donate, click here

Thank you, donors!

Luther Automotive, Electronic Learning Products, Inc., Tech Dump, SkyRidge Business Center & Nature Preserve, The First Universalist Foundation, Steeple People Foundation, Individual donors


January 2018
Application is open for State Pilot 2018-'19

December 2017
Tanglen Elementary's (Hopkins Public) after-school program partners with Rock 'n' Read 

October 2017
9 schools in MN State Pilot Program

July 2017

May 2017
Rock 'n' Read awarded $500,000

MN State Pilot Partners 2017-'18
Bancroft Elementary (Minneapolis Public)*
Garden City (Osseo Public)
Loveworks Academy of the Arts (charter)
Mastery (Minneapolis charter) 
NE College Prep (Minneapolis charter)
Rothsay (Rothsay Public)
Stonebridge International (Minneapolis charter)
Tesfa International (Columbia Heights charter)*
Valley View Elementary (Columbia Heights)
*second year