When it comes to literacy, everyone has a stake in how well our students read and use language, and some citizens are trying to collectively figure out how they can improve literacy in their communities.
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October 11, 2013
Education doesn't need fixing in all parts of the United States but it does need strengthening and it will take all parties to get us there.
October 11, 2013
In our present era of accountability schools have been given the task of collecting data on students, and some of that data has to do with student discipline. How much is too much?
October 10, 2013
Eric Jensen wants teachers to know that, even in the case of poverty, they can help students achieve to their fullest potential.
October 05, 2013
Assessments are supposed to help students learn their strengths and weaknesses, but state assessment results only come as a number for schools, which makes them useless.
October 03, 2013
NBC's Education Nation is focusing on some hot topics this year, and hopefully there will be open dialogue so that it can hit its fullest potential.
September 21, 2013
Former NFL player Brian Holloway's upstate NY was vandalized by teenage party goers, but in an effort to save the 300 teens his plan backfired...or did it?
September 16, 2013
In an effort to punish students for misbehaving educators use some methods that are counterproductive to stop the behavior.
August 26, 2013
In this interview, Dr. Richard Allington gives some advice on how teachers can better provide literacy instruction and he talks about what needs to change about schools.