A lawsuit arguing that the California constitution's right to a basic education includes access to literacy has cleared a major hurdle.
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July 24, 2018
July 19, 2018
Teachers are assigning more nonfiction and teaching vocabulary in context—but they report using fewer grade-level readings in their classes, an expansive new report concludes.
June 13, 2018
Students like math and science more than they did nearly a decade ago, but they like reading less, especially in elementary school.
May 31, 2018
The PARCC test is harder than some of its competitors, but nearly all states have raised the bar on tests in recent years.
May 17, 2018
Two school districts in Oregon have barred students from participating in a popular reading competition because the reading list for grades 3 through 5 includes a book about a transgender child.
March 22, 2018
A new project called MediaWise, backed by a $3 million Google grant, aims to teach young people how to tell fact from fiction online.
February 14, 2018
An audit reveals the district is years behind in matching textbooks to its state reading and math standards.
February 12, 2018
Hello, Universe wins the Newbery Award, and Wolf in the Snow snags the Caldecott. Read on for more of this year's winners of the most prestigious children's literature awards.
February 05, 2018
The bestselling author of the memoir-in-verse Brown Girl Dreaming was recently named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Here's how she plans to use her new platform.
January 23, 2018
Bezos, also the CEO of Amazon.com, will give $250,000 to the News Literacy Project.