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It All Comes Back to the Reading Gap
Senior Fellow, Campaign for Grade-Level Reading; Former CEO, C...
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.
A Right to Read
Executive Director, ACLU of Michigan
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.
American High Schoolers Are Reading 5th-Grade Level Books
Teachers: Try This New Google Search by Reading Level
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.
What Really Holds Students Back?
Senior Reporter for WNYC Radio
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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