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The McKnight Foundation and its partners are working to increase the percentage of successful 3rd-grade readers — especially among under served populations such as dual-language learners, students experiencing poverty, and students of color. This evaluation brief describes professional development in McKnight’s grantee school sites, highlighting the benefits and challenges while offering recommendations for expanding and improving development opportunities for educators.