The newest round of math and reading scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, known as the "nation's report card," are due out early next week, and some are saying they're likely to have fallen.
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October 21, 2015
October 20, 2015
Just four states and the District of Columbia require students to complete college- and career-ready level courses in math and English/language arts to graduate, according to a new report.
October 16, 2015
Nearly 14 percent of 3rd graders in North Carolina were "retained" last year for not meeting reading proficiency standards—but the numbers are more complicated than they seem.
October 15, 2015
The National Council of Teachers of English has hired Emily Kirkpatrick, the vice president of the National Center for Families Learning, as its new executive director.
September 28, 2015
A middle school teacher describes an internal struggle that many English/language arts instructors will find relatable: Should she devote class time to free-choice silent reading, unattached to other classroom work?
September 02, 2015
A new report looks at whether individual classroom assignments meet the common-core criteria for literacy and finds that alignment, for the most part, is lacking.
August 25, 2015
The latest results suggest that this year's graduating class may not be much more prepared than last year's class for college or a career.
August 20, 2015
The International Literacy Association finds that state standards and course requirements on literacy instruction vary considerably.
July 29, 2015
In a new Education Week commentary piece, public radio reporter Monica Brady-Myerov argues that reading same-language subtitles can boost students' literacy.
July 19, 2015
The project, now five years old, gets students, classrooms, and authors connecting through technology while reading the same books.