Kentucky has released scores from last year's reading and math assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Scores largely increased, but significant achievement gaps remain.
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October 03, 2014
October 02, 2014
A 2010 survey by Scholastic offered hints into the worries about online and digital reading now being raised by researchers.
September 30, 2014
University of Connecticut researchers say a new study points to significant income-based gaps in how students read and comprehend material on the Internet.
September 24, 2014
A new analysis from Child Trends Hispanic Institute shows promising progress for Hispanic children in early-childhood participation, math proficiency rates, and high school graduation.
September 11, 2014
It is in the interest of some potential students and their families that we begin to advocate in earnest for an enriched pre-school experience.
July 21, 2014
Sixty big-city school systems pledge to focus on strategies proven to improve outcomes for African-American and Latino boys.
July 10, 2014
On this #tbt, let's focus on this mission: discovering and providing the best possible ways to support students, to prepare them, and to offer them new experiences that narrow the gap
July 09, 2014
Education Trust released reports on the state of education for Latino and African-American students, reflecting progress but ongoing gaps in achievement and opportunity.
July 09, 2014
A new report suggests "dual generation" anti-poverty programs could boost the achievement and prosperity of parents and children alike.
July 06, 2014
A door is opening for us. The pediatricians are ready to help. 62,000 of them belong to this organization that has decided to encourage reading to young children. This is an incredible opportunity not to be missed; increasingly, children need their health care providers and educators to be working together.