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October 03, 2014

Third-Year Scores From Common-Core Tests Released by Kentucky

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.

October 02, 2014

Online Reading Worries Seen in 2010 Study: #TBT

A 2010 survey by Scholastic offered hints into the worries about online and digital reading now being raised by researchers.

September 30, 2014

Growth of Online Reading Fuels New Achievement Gap, Researchers Say

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

Education Outcomes on the Uptick for Latino Students, Report Says

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

Throwback Thursday: Close the Achievement Gap Early

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

Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' Effort Expands to Urban Districts

Sixty big-city school systems pledge to focus on strategies proven to improve outcomes for African-American and Latino boys.

July 10, 2014

Throwback Thursday: The Achievement Gap

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

Latino and African-American Academic Success Improves, But Gaps Remain

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

Want More Kids to Graduate? Report Suggests Starting with Mom and Dad

A new report suggests "dual generation" anti-poverty programs could boost the achievement and prosperity of parents and children alike.

July 06, 2014

Close the Reading Gap: Partner With a Pediatrician

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.

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