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October 17, 2017
Although a Mississippi school district removed the famous novel from the curriculum because its language made people uncomfortable, teachers say 'Mockingbird' still has value.
August 29, 2017
After devastating flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey, one teacher started a Facebook group to connect and comfort student readers.
April 19, 2017
A U.S. educator unpacks the lessons teachers can draw from Finnish classrooms—including the secret to joyful teaching and happier students.
April 04, 2017
On the heels of Reading Awareness Month, and as schools celebrate School Library Month, Education Week's opinion bloggers share their strategies for how to get students reading.
February 08, 2017
Dystopian literature sales have skyrocketed in recent weeks, in part because of the current political climate. How should educators use these classics in the classroom?
January 26, 2017
Dog-assisted reading programs are increasingly popular across the nation. Certified therapy dogs are helping make reading time and library visits a bit more exciting for kindergartners and 1st graders.
October 25, 2016
A growing nonprofit literacy website created by a former teacher allows teachers to access a free online library for their class.
September 30, 2016
Though Banned Books Week ends on October 1, teachers and school librarians may deal with censorship issues at any point in a school year. How should they navigate them?
May 23, 2016
A New York teacher who ordered his students copies of Frankenstein in protest of curricula changes that focus more on non-fiction reading has been removed from his classes and could lose his job.