Teachers in New York City learn new ways of gauging a text's complexity, and ways to teach discipline-specific reading strategies.
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March 15, 2011
March 14, 2011
The announcement comes as most federal aid for literacy at the Education Department was wiped out as part of a stopgap spending measure.
March 10, 2011
The common standards' emphasis on students' skill with complex texts and disciplinary literacy pushes teachers to rethink how they should do their jobs.
March 09, 2011
Even as federal aid for several literacy programs has been wiped away, President Obama seems more focused on math and science education.
March 09, 2011
A call for shared curriculum generates debate.
March 07, 2011
A plan introduced by Senate Democrats would restore $200 million for the federal Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program.
March 02, 2011
The spending plan would prevent a government shutdown, but also eliminate federal funding for Striving Readers, Even Start, and Reading Is Fundamental, among other education programs.
March 01, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan urges literacy campaign funders to help drive administration policy on early learning, chronic absenteeism, summer learning loss, and other issues that detract from building good reading skills.
February 28, 2011
A new report outlines federal funding sources for literacy programs aimed at children birth through 8.
February 18, 2011
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