In reading, math, and science, teachers whose students scored low on a national test reported being less likely to ask their classes to engage in higher-order thinking or offer them advanced work than teachers whose students scored high, a report from the National Center for Education Statistics finds.
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Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate whose novels are staples in classrooms across the United States, has died at 88.
July 18, 2019
The International Literacy Association wades back into the reading wars with a new brief endorsing systematic, explicit phonics and decodable texts as key elements of early reading instruction.
July 03, 2019
New research from Liverpool John Moores University in England found that learning about letter-sound interactions at home positively predicted young children's ability to count, calculate, and recognize numbers.
March 12, 2019
Education correspondent Emily Hanford of APM Reports spoke with Education Week about her radio documentary on early reading and what teachers should know about reading science.
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 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.