The draft plan from House Republicans would eliminate federal funding for a variety of education programs, including support for STEM education, arts education, and teaching U.S. history.
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September 29, 2011
September 08, 2011
In honor of International Literacy Day, the International Reading Association calls attention to the traits of good teacher preparation.
August 19, 2011
The study finds that students from the 2011 graduating class lagged their peers in many other nations.
July 05, 2011
The new Race to the Top challenge presses states to come up with ways to gauge the quality of their early-childhood programs, and develop standards and assessments to check the youngest students' progress.
June 29, 2011
A new crop of state laws and local initiatives seeks to build a strong early-childhood basis to lead to 3rd grade reading proficiency.
May 24, 2011
The initiative comes as funding for a federal program to promote literacy through school libraries was recently eliminated.
May 11, 2011
U.S. Senator Patty Murray reintroduces a comprehensive literacy bill.
April 13, 2011
The bipartisan budget compromise would eliminate the $250 million Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program, and impose big cuts to the $119 million Teaching American History grants program.
April 08, 2011
The study finds that 3rd graders who can't read on grade level have a much higher chance of not graduating from high school on time.
April 07, 2011
Reading guru Kelly Gallagher argues that it's crucial to nurture children's passion for reading.