With the help of a reading specialist, a 90-year-old World War II veteran conquers illiteracy.
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December 09, 2013
December 02, 2013
A child who does not leave his or her public education endowed with the same body of knowledge as his or her peers is consigned to second-class citizenship
November 27, 2013
If we elevate the value of reading, model and communicate, teach skills and solutions to reading challenges and set a goal of 'all students will read well,' perhaps the love of reading, for some, will be part of the result.
November 25, 2013
A new collection of short papers introduces public and school librarians to teaching and selecting books for cultural competence.
November 01, 2013
The National Center for Family Literacy announced today that the organization is now called the National Center for Families Learning (NCLF).
October 18, 2013
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.
October 13, 2013
Rukmini Banerji and Madhav Chavan offer a compelling case for the use of literacy and numeracy assessments as tools to understand progress and gaps in student learning in India.
October 09, 2013
This Halloween, elementary schools in Whitehall, Mich., trade sugary treats for an opportunity to learn literacy tricks as costume-clad teachers read stories after school.
October 07, 2013
An international survey of literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills shows U.S. adults weaker than those in most other developed countries.
September 30, 2013
Results from the second year of common-core aligned tests in Kentucky showed a variety of results across school levels and student groups.