Eleanor Chute

Laws and guidelines

Many states have enacted laws and guidelines spelling out how schools can help students with dyslexia. Such laws vary by state. According to understood.org, a website...

How schools are disrupting dyslexia

Educators know that most dyslexic students will need interventions and accommodations throughout school, but best practices continue to evolve as more is learned about this reading disability.

It’s never too late to address dyslexia

Dyslexia is not correlated with intelligence, says Richard Wagner, associate director of the Florida Center for Reading Research and a professor of psychology at...

School district destination: Deeper learning

Educators have offered instruction that goes beyond the rote for many years, but the concept of deeper learning has recently grown in scope as...

New education for free or a fee

Deeper learning doesn't have to be expensive, says Stephanie Wood-Garnett, vice president of policy to practice at the Alliance for Excellent Education, a national...

When parents of school children go to prison

More than 10 years ago, when she was in sixth grade and her mother was incarcerated, Alisha Murdock skipped classes, fought with other students,...

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