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Just Words® State Recognitions

Learn about the states that have recognized Just Words®.

California: Meeting Social Content Standards

Fundations, Just Words®, the Wilson Reading System® (WRS), and Wilson Fluency®/Basic have been approved by the California State Board of Education as meeting the state’s social content standards. This means the materials contained in each of Wilson’s programs:

  • Portray accurately and equitably the cultural and racial diversity of American society.
  • Demonstrate the contribution of minority groups and males and females to the development of California and the United States.
  • Depict people in varied, positive, and contributing roles to enrich students’ school experiences.
  • Avoid inappropriate references to commercial brand names, products, and corporate or company logos.

Read more here.

Maryland: Maryland Leads Partner Program

WLT is approved as a Maryland Leads Partner in the Science of Reading Category for Fundations, Just Words, and WRS materials and professional learning. Maryland Leads is an initiative designed to support Maryland Local Education Agencies (LEAs) in overcoming learning loss and achievement gaps from the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here.

New Mexico: Structured Literacy Instructional Materials Adoption

Fundations® (K–3), Just Words® (4–8), and Wilson Reading System® (2–8) have been added to the New Mexico Public Education Department’s list of structured literacy programs for grades K-8. Read more here