The grants will be used to teach students about career opportunities in agriculture.
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July 30, 2014
July 28, 2014
Kaufman's 1965 novel Up the Down Staircase depicted teaching in New York City public schools without any glamour or rose-colored glasses, earning her rave reviews from teachers in the school system.
July 24, 2014
An extra hour of reading instruction is coming to 300 of Florida's lowest-performing schools in the fall, but some local parents are criticizing the plans.
July 10, 2014
The new schools chancellor in New York City is advocating teachers use the once-mandated citywide but since questioned (discredited, by some accounts) approach to reading instruction known as "balanced literacy."
July 08, 2014
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee's classic novel, is available in downloadable e-book and audiobook forms for the first time.
July 02, 2014
After one month of powerhouse fundraising, the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter project ended Wednesday, breaking a Kickstarter record for number of contributors in the process.
July 02, 2014
Educational psychologist Daniel Willingham offers some tips (mostly for parents, but useful to educators as well) on getting kids to read this summer.
July 01, 2014
The American Academy of Pediatrics clarifies its advice on early reading for parents.
June 30, 2014
Having engaging conversations with children about books is as important as just reading it to them, says a former education department official.
June 19, 2014
Teenagers only read for fun for an average of four minutes per weekend day, far less than they spend watching TV or browsing and playing games on a computer, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.