Louisiana Literacy

All Louisiana students will have improved literacy outcomes through high-quality instruction and interactions by an effective teacher supported by leaders and families. 

Department Priority: Provide the highest quality teaching and learning environment from birth through graduation.

Focus Area:

Louisiana's Literacy Pillars

Literacy Goals

Explicit Literacy Interventions & Extensions

Ongoing Professional Growth


Student literacy outcomes will increase when schools create and monitor literacy goals.

Literacy outcomes will improve when students are provided high-quality core instruction together with explicit literacy interventions and extensions based on individual student needs.

Ongoing professional growth
is an essential component of effective teaching and literacy development.

play an essential role in the literacy development of children at all ages and stages.

A foundation of EQUITY across all literacy practicces ensures opportunities and access for every learner every day.


Literacy Library

LIFT Kit Library

Developing Strong Literacy Skills in 4th - 8th grade

Literacy Regional PD Tour

Literacy Tutoring Access for Families

Steve Carter Literacy Tutoring Program

Please contact louisianaliteracy@la.gov with questions.