The project will attempt to turn 110 rural libraries into STEM learning centers for rural residents.
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November 04, 2015
May 12, 2015
Many students involved in the national study avoided summer learning loss and in some cases, showed reading improvement between spring and fall.
March 06, 2015
The program will provide books and resources to 20,000 rural children in four states.
February 18, 2015
The project aims to build capacity among rural educators and communities to boost early-literacy skills.
January 23, 2015
Students who have participated in the initiative in one Kansas district have made steep reading gains and need fewer reading interventions than before the program.
July 30, 2014
The grants will be used to teach students about career opportunities in agriculture.
February 18, 2014
The Kansas Reading Roadmap hopes to promote 3rd grade reading proficiency, which research has shown is a strong predictor of students' future success.
June 08, 2011
Article in Journal of Research in Rural Education explores how three rural districts boosted students' test scores by implementing a rigorous reading program that included improving teachers' instruction.
May 11, 2011
Rural and urban third graders' reading levels fell short of their suburban peers, according to a brief from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.