Munro Richardson

Munro Richardson is the executive director of Read Charlotte, a community initiative that unites families, educators and community partners to improve children’s literacy from birth to third grade with the goal of achieving 80% reading proficiency in Mecklenburg County by 2025.

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Perspective | We can close the reading achievement gap in North Carolina

For the past six years, the state of North Carolina has focused on improving third grade reading proficiency under the...


Five levers to improve early literacy in North Carolina

Despite North Carolina’s best efforts, third-grade reading test scores over the past five years (2014-2018) have gone in the wrong...


An overview of evidence-based literacy interventions in North Carolina

As the executive director of Read Charlotte, one of my jobs is to seek out the best interventions to support...