A new study of Reading Recovery, a 1-on-1 reading intervention program for 1st graders, found that the program had a significant positive impact on students' reading achievement.
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March 21, 2016
March 14, 2016
The results of a two-year study on the National Writing Project, a teacher professional-development program that's lost federal funding in recent years, show that it had a positive impact on both teachers and students.
February 25, 2016
Literacy expert Timothy Shanahan says the research is clear: Writing about a text benefits reading comprehension more than talking about it.
February 11, 2016
A new study found that teachers are mainly relying on homegrown instructional materials, created either by themselves or their district colleagues, to meet the Common Core State Standards.
January 20, 2016
The change was prompted by data showing that students who passed the revised GED are doing better in college than recent high school graduates.
January 04, 2016
Students struggling with reading fluency should be asked a simple question, says educational therapist Diana Black Kennedy: "What do you want to read about today?"
December 28, 2015
The academic gaps related to dyslexia can show up in verbal deficiencies years before children traditionally are expected to read.
October 29, 2015
Improving reading comprehension is not about giving students good "strategies," it's about increasing their knowledge base about the world, a panel of experts argued.
October 22, 2015
The Minneapolis school district says it is immediately pulling an early-reader program that has books with racial, gender, and cultural stereotypes.
October 20, 2015
Just four states and the District of Columbia require students to complete college- and career-ready level courses in math and English/language arts to graduate, according to a new report.