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October 04, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: Passion for Reading Powered Her Success

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

Young Adults Lead the Way as Poetry Readership Increases Across the Nation

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

What Are Decodable Texts? And Should Teachers Use Them?

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

Literacy Lawsuit in California Can Proceed, Court Rules

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

The State of Common-Core Reading and Writing in 5 Charts

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, and Reading Less, Than They Used To

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

PARCC Sets the Tougher Bar Among Shared Tests, Study Shows

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

Book About Transgender Child Sparks Controversy in Elementary Schools

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

Arming Teens in the Fight Against Fake News

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

Eight Years Late, Detroit Discovers Its Curriculum Is Misaligned

An audit reveals the district is years behind in matching textbooks to its state reading and math standards.

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