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Education writer Natalie Wexler discusses why schools are failing to teach fundamental reading and comprehension skills—and how to change it.
There’s no question that healthy children learn better, which is why the Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 went to great lengths to reduce sodium and fat levels in school meals while increasing whole grains and vegetables. But current efforts to roll back nutrition guidelines could negate the progress that has been made.
Most states have struggled for several years to address teacher shortages, often filling the vacuum with underprepared educators who aren’t able to give children the high-quality learning they need. These […]