The program will provide books and resources to 20,000 rural children in four states.
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March 06, 2015
February 19, 2015
New data on literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills show that U.S. millennials have fallen to the back of the pack internationally and continue to slip.
February 18, 2015
A new program is targeting 21 rural schools across the country to boost literacy instruction and improve early-literacy skills, especially among rural children from low-income households.
February 18, 2015
The project aims to build capacity among rural educators and communities to boost early-literacy skills.
February 13, 2015
Kitzhaber had laid out ambitious early-literacy policy proposals after his 2014 re-election, and had also ordered a review of common-core-aligned tests in schools.
February 08, 2015
The principal as lead reader begins with questioning the assumption that all teachers are "readers." It includes reading and sharing the joy and the new information that results regularly.
January 23, 2015
Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.
January 15, 2015
A new report out by the advocacy organization Defending the Early Years calls the Kindergarten common-core standard that children should be able to read emergent texts developmentally inappropriate.
December 11, 2014
Where do things stand now in terms of how many states have required reading assessments, interventions, and retention?
December 08, 2014
One thing to watch out for next year is how many states approve policies that hold teachers as well as schools more directly accountable for student literacy.