Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:11pm
Amabilia Villeda received a surprising phone call from her daughter's teacher one day — the sixth-grader could barely read. "How did this happen?" Villeda said. "Now she's in eighth grade and reads at third-grade level."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:21pm
Case study: In the fall of 2010, Hillsborough County (Fla.) Schools introduced online program myON reader to Title I elementary schools and subsequently exponentially increased students' reading scores and their interest in books.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 07/12/2012 - 12:38pm
In the first case of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is charging that the state of Michigan and a Detroit area school district have failed to adequately educate children, violating their "right to learn to read" under an obscure state law.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 02/26/2012 - 10:50am
Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday will mark the 14th year of the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America, an event that focuses on the critical need to instill a love of reading in our children.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:09pm
St. Louis Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams showed the Missouri Board of Education data Tuesday indicating the city's school system is just a few students shy of receiving the academic point needed to regain accreditation.