Students attending a full-day, free, summer program run by their district showed significant gains in mathematics but not in reading, according to the first report from the first longitudinal study of five large, urban school districts.
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December 16, 2014
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.
November 21, 2014
Raymond Almiran Montgomery, the publisher-turned-author of the popular Choose Your Own Adventure book series, passed away Nov. 9; he was 79 years old.
November 20, 2014
Preschoolers whose parents received text messages offering reading tips showed literacy gains, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research this month.
November 12, 2014
Teaching holidays can be an interruption from regular instruction, or they can be an opportunity for rich, common- core aligned discussions. Now that's something worth celebrating!
November 11, 2014
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.
November 03, 2014
Colorado language arts teacher Alicia Urie defends her decision to teach The Outsiders, saying that good writing can make students cry, but they will be better for it.
October 12, 2014
Two medical groups have launched efforts to encourage parents to read, talk, and sing with their children as early as birth.
October 06, 2014
Teachers and academic scholars are debating ways to interpret, and teach, the text-complexity expectations of the Common Core State Standards.