A new project called MediaWise, backed by a $3 million Google grant, aims to teach young people how to tell fact from fiction online.
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March 22, 2018
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.
December 05, 2017
California's constitution contains a "right to literacy," and the state has failed to provide some students the opportunity to achieve it, argues the lawsuit filed today by students, parents, and advocacy groups. The new challenge echoes a lawsuit filed in Michigan in 2016.
September 01, 2017
Three commercial series got top marks for common-core alignment from EdReports.org. But the group said three others had problems in at least one grade level.
August 01, 2017
What we don't know outweighs what we do know about how people comprehend what they read on a digital screen rather than on the printed page, a review finds.
June 16, 2017
The Success Academies charter school group is making its early literacy curriculum available for all educators to view.
June 12, 2017
Students need explicit instruction in how to use appositives, dependent clauses, and conjunctions, among other grammatical devices, says the author of a new book on teaching writing.