Does it take more than lots of reading time and great role models to make terrific readers?
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December 17, 2009
November 20, 2009
A U.S. House subcommittee explores ways to improve literacy, including among adolescents.
November 06, 2009
A literacy bill, introduced in the U.S. Senate, would funnel 40 percent of its dollars to the middle and high school levels.
November 03, 2009
A report calls for specific types of preparation for aspiring high school teachers.
October 30, 2009
An Alabama high school focuses on teaching literacy in every subject.
October 22, 2009
Good reading on alternative high schools in Chicago and a California program that bridges high school and college expectations.
October 13, 2009
Stanford University education professor Mike Kirst has spent many years on the challenge of building college readiness in adolescents. (See his blog, here, if you don't already know about it.) He has now written a paper for the Education Commission of the States that makes the case for another of th...
October 06, 2009
Three researchers present a method of teaching middle-school literacy.
September 29, 2009
A professor challenges the idea that reading comprehension is a skill that can be taught directly.
September 16, 2009
Thorny areas around adolescent literacy are discussed as a major report is released.