Students at Cumberland County High School are fighting against what they say is the local Pennsylvania school district’s unconstitutional ban on distributing Bibles on campus. The school district had until Monday to respond to a letter from a law center requesting that the administration allow the students to distribute.
With $1.2 billion spent annually just through the federal after-school program, getting the science of reading in after school has tremendous potential. With only one-third of fourth-graders testing proficient, communities need to get more from these programs. Existing local, state, and federally-funded programs can be restructured to get better results.