COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The games, ice cream and play rehearsals that 9-year-old Joshua Rowell experienced during summer school this year weren't just ...
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President Obama shared a statistic that took my breath away: 86 percent of African American boys can't read proficiently in fourth grade, compared to 58 percent of white peers.
While the good news is that education reformers are putting up for discussion the question of whether "old school" boundaries still work in this day and age, the bad news is that governance reform alone is not the answer.
High school students today are reading books intended for children with reading levels far below those appropriate for teens, according to a recent re...
Reading levels. We've heard of them, but most people have no idea what it really means. They only know that some texts are harder to understand than others.
As the debate continues over Waiting for 'Superman', it's also worth looking at some of the research about what holds students back. It's seldom just one factor.
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