The cover page photograph of the Catholic Voice's 2014 edition for Catholic Schools Week features Anne Levy, a literacy coach in Saint Mary's LIFT UP program and a teacher at Oakland's St. Anthony's Elementary School.
The Voice article "Saint Mary's literacy program assists young urban readers," reports on the success of the Kalmanovitz School of Education literacy improvement program LIFT UP! (Literacy Innovations For Teachers — Urban Partnership).
Created by education professors Mary Kay Moskal and Kathy Perez, the KSOE program has been credited with improving the reading and language skills of Oakland students in classes taught by teachers who participated in LIFT UP! training. Read the story.