New York may begin screening preschoolers for dyslexia, and Montana now requires schools to test all new students, up to second grade. The policy changes come as parents pressure educators to enhance interventions.
Recent advances in technology and classroom design have played a significant role in enabling personalized learning to blossom by creating optimum environments for blended learning programs and other concepts, says DA guest columnist Amber Jones.
A kindergarten readiness test can predict first-grade performance, according to University of Missouri researchers. Kindergartners who rate poorly in academic and behavioral readiness will likely remain behind the following year.