New Mass. law gives dyslexic kids tools they need to succeed
Dyslexia legislation is important so that students are not left to “wait to fail” before receiving screening, diagnosis and evidence-based instruction. New legislation in Massachusetts now requires the state education department to issue guidelines about screening procedures and protocols for students that show neurological learning disability indicators.
In Washington, D.C., education races, voters choose proponents of traditional public schools
The usually mellow races for the Washington, D.C.'s board of education turned into a fight over the future of public education. Three of the four seats on the ballot went to candidates who were backed by the teachers union and were portrayed as proponents of traditional public schools.