A longitudinal study find different growth rates in white matter, the brain's connective tissue, between good and poor readers.
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December 19, 2011
A federal follow-up study of a successful kindergarten reading intervention finds its benefits do not hold over time.
August 24, 2011
A British study finds that children as young as 2 can identify grammar and complex sentence structure.
August 22, 2011
A Massachusetts pilot study suggests children may benefit from reading with therapy dogs.
June 28, 2011
By as early as 2 years old, differences in a low-income child's home learning environment can make the difference between whether he or she will be considered ready for school or labeled at risk at the start of kindergarten two years later, according to a New York University study.
April 08, 2011
Students who aren't proficient in reading by grade 3 are four times less likely to graduate than proficient readers, and the gap is even more severe for students in poverty, according to a study to be released this morning at the American Educational Research Association conference.
January 03, 2011
Newly released studies suggest educational partnerships with physicians may help disadvantaged families prepare their children to start school.
December 23, 2010
A new study of brain images of dyslexic students shows differences in students who are better able to compensate for their disability. The research holds promise for better targeted screening and interventions in the future.
October 15, 2010
Galludet University researchers have launched the first large-scale longitudinal study of young deaf children learning to read.
September 09, 2010
A new federal study suggests an extra reading class instead of a regular elective can boost reading comprehension for students who enter freshman year reading several grade levels behind.