All children reading at grade level through singing

A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization

The Rock 'n' Read Project

Using singing to unlock children's potential for reading and learning.

Sign up now for 2019-'20 school year!

A free program funded by the MN Legislature is available for public schools that have:

1) a large proportion of students not reading at grade level

2) a large proportion eligible for free/reduced lunch 

3) 2nd-5th graders

4) ability for students to use a software program for 30 minutes 3-4 times per week.

The program is also available for purchase. 
Contact Bill Jones, Executive Director (see below)

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

To donate, click here 

First news story

February 2019
TiR users made greater gains in reading than non-TiR users on MCAs (see Research)
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)