FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sarah Sung, CEO and Co-Founder
Wordflow, a groundbreaking phonics instructional and reading practice tool, awarded 2023-2024 grant from NewSchools Venture Fund
San Francisco, CA — September 28, 2023: Earsight LLC, creators of the Wordflow literacy app, announced today that they are recipients of generous financial support from the NewSchools Venture Fund.
Grounded in research-based science of reading principles, Wordflow provides systematic and explicit phonics instruction and practice tailored to meet individual student’s specific needs. Wordflow delivers precise, targeted, and personalized reading support to bring students to decoding mastery as effectively and quickly as possible. Wordflow requires minimal teacher oversight and no special training, it is exceptionally easy to use and integrate into the classroom.
Sarah Sung, CEO and Co-Founder, said, “After three years of speaking and working with teachers and students throughout the country, we know that Wordflow offers a failsafe solution that gets students to phonics-based reading mastery. Our partnership with NewSchools enables us to accelerate impact by getting Wordflow to the students that need it most. NewSchools’ mission of moving the baseline for everyone is at the heart and soul of our work.”
Earsight LLC, the creators of the Wordflow app, was founded in 2020 to provide every student an opportunity to read proficiently. Powered by some of the most advanced innovations in technology, Wordflow is also simple to use, reliable, and effective.
About NewSchools Venture Fund
Founded in 1998, NewSchools Venture Fund is the first venture philanthropy focused on K-12 education. NewSchools supports entrepreneurs with ideas that reimagine K-12 education and give all students a better opportunity to succeed. As a nonprofit, NewSchools believes that philanthropy can advance education in a more equitable, collaborative, and courageous way. NewSchools makes big bets on early stage entrepreneurs and while the investment process is rigorous, NewSchools seeks educational and social returns, not financial ones. Learn more at newschools.org.