Pearson's Project Literacy campaign and R4D's Center for Education Innovations (CEI) would like to thank everyone who contributed to the development of this framework.

The following individuals served as the primary authors:
-Sarah Jaffe, Sarah Jaffe Research & Consulting
-Molly Jamieson Eberhardt, Results for Development (R4D)
-Sonaly Patel, Results for Development (R4D)

The following individuals served on the steering committee that guided the framework's development:
-Prue Anderson, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
-Michele Diecuch, ProLiteracy
-Pinaki Joddar, Room to Read
-Amit Pathak, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
-Christabel Pinto, Room to Read
-Ketan Verma, People's Action for Learning (PAL) Network

The following individuals and organizations provided additional input on the framework:
-Shelly Malecki, World Vision (All Children Reading)
-Clara Pava, Save the Children
-C.J. Standfill, Pencils of Promise
-Dan Wagner, University of Pennsylvania

This framework was informed by a series of stakeholder consultations conducted over 2018 and 2019, which included representatives from the following organizations:
-The American Institutes of Research (AIR)
-The ASER Centre
-The Barbara Bush Foundation
-The Global Reading Network
-LIFT Texas
-The Omidyar Network
-PAL Network
-Pencils of Promise
-The Pinkerton Foundation
-Room to Read
-RTI International
-Save the Children
-UNESCO Institute of Statistics
-University of Pennsylvania
-World Vision (All Children Reading)

This website was designed by:
-Anna Singer Hurd, Singer Design

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