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Nonfiction Reading Is Getting a Bum Rap and That's Bad For Kids

Patte Barth | Posted 12.17.2014 | Education
Patte Barth

States' participation in the Common Core is a legitimate issue for public debate for a host of reasons. However, concern that the standards call for too much nonfiction reading should not be among them.

Why Grammar Is Important

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.28.2014 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

In high school or college, students of Asian heritage have the reputation of making the highest grades in the class, and the average American student ...

Improving Adult Education Will Help the U.S. Catch Up with Slovakia and Estonia

Eric Cooper | Posted 05.28.2014 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

Conversations about education reform and America's global competitiveness are often hand-in-glove. National benchmarks, such as the Common Core State...

Joy Resmovits

Americans Below World Average In Math, Reading, Problem-Solving | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

The scores for what's billed as the world's most comprehensive adult skills exam are out -- and it's bad news for Americans. Americans performed b...