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.
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February 11, 2016
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.
October 16, 2015
Nearly 14 percent of 3rd graders in North Carolina were "retained" last year for not meeting reading proficiency standards—but the numbers are more complicated than they seem.
July 29, 2015
In a new Education Week commentary piece, public radio reporter Monica Brady-Myerov argues that reading same-language subtitles can boost students' literacy.
July 29, 2015
Students who took music classes developed improved and lasting phonological skills that can translate to language abilities, new research finds.