Chapter 3: Randall Reflects On How SMART Reading Changed His Life

SMART Reading student, Randall, as an adult

To read the the first installment of Randall’s story, click here. For the second installment, click here.  Today, reflecting on his experience in SMART Reading, Randall credits the… Read More ›

Chapter 2: Randall Gets Positive Attention in SMART Reading

SMART Reading student, Randall, reads with volunteer.

To read the first installment in Randall’s story, click here.  After his volunteer would retrieve Randall from class, they’d walk together down the long hallway to the SMART… Read More ›

Chapter 1: Meet Randall

For Springfield second-grader, Randall, the classroom wasn’t a friendly place to be. His classmates teased and bullied him for being gay, and he looked for any opportunity to… Read More ›