All children reading at grade level through singing

A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization

The Rock 'n' Read Project

We use singing to unlock the potential for reading and learning.
For more info, please contact Bill Jones, Executive Director (see below)

Minnesota State Pilot

through 2018-'19 school year

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 3-4 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

First news story in 2014

October 2018
Daily News article about Breckenridge
September 2018
St. Cloud Times article about Stride Academy
June 2018
Apply to participate in the 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

Current Schools 2018-'19 MN 
Breckenridge Elementary (Breckenridge Public)
Browns Valley (Browns Valley Public)
Heron Lake-Okabena (Heron Lake-Okabena Public)
Tanglen Elementary (Hopkins Public Schools)
Princeton Intermediate (Princeton Public Schools)
Stride Academy (charter)
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)