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Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant

SRCL formula grant for birth through grade twelve to advance literacy skills.

The Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) formula grant is authorized by the Appropriations Act to provide $250 million under Section 1520 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to develop a comprehensive literacy and education program to advance literacy skills for students from birth through grade twelve. The Act reserves $10 million for formula grants to assist states in: 1) creating or maintaining a SRCL State Literacy Team with expertise in literacy development and education for children birth through grade twelve, and 2) developing a comprehensive literacy plan.

SRCL Meeting Webcast Archive

Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy California State Plan
  • Striving Readers Comprehensive Learning Plan External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 2MB; Posted 30-Jan-2013)
    This final draft of California's Striving Readers Literacy Plan was updated following the final Striving Readers Literacy Team meeting on September 6, 2012.
SRCL State Literacy Team Members

Current team members as of February 16, 2011.

  • Glen Thomas, Chair
  • Aida Molina, State Board of Education Liaison
  • Bessie Condos
  • Carla Herrera
  • Daly Jordan-Koch
  • Dawnelle Knight
  • Diane Haager
  • Diane Innes
  • Felicity Swerdlow
  • Gisela O'Brien
  • Gretchen Laue
  • James Orihuela
  • Jim Morris
  • Judy Sanchez
  • Kathy Harris
  • Kenji Hakuta
  • Kou Vang
  • Marilyn Astore
  • Marlene Zepeda
  • Michael Kamil
  • Michel Romero
  • Nancy Brynelson
  • Nancy Kotkosky
  • Norma Baker
  • Sandra Ceja
  • Stephanie Burrus
  • Whitcomb Hayslip
  • Zella Knight
Resources for SRCL State Literacy Team Members
Additional Resources
Questions: Jennifer Howerter | | 916-323-4630 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, January 17, 2019
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