Two Pennsylvania moms had kids who were struggling readers; now they're advocating for their district to overhaul its entire approach to literacy.
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April 03, 2019
February 13, 2019
In a kindergarten class in Baltimore and a high school class in Manhattan Beach, Calif., teachers asked students to create podcasts about love and what they loved about themselves. Here's what they created.
October 04, 2018
At a recent appearance, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her new children's book, which describes in words and pictures how her love of reading has changed her life.
September 17, 2018
Despite a move towards using more nonfiction texts in the classroom, young adults' poetry readership in 2017 was the highest on record over a 15-year period.
September 10, 2018
A Twitter debate heats up over the use of "decodable texts," which are used to help early readers practice certain sound-letter patterns.
July 24, 2018
A lawsuit arguing that the California constitution's right to a basic education includes access to literacy has cleared a major hurdle.
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.