Kids from low-income families are exposed to fewer words, but the fact is, vocabulary remains smaller than peers even after school starts.
Childhood immigration in Canada, esp. with rising refugees there, has sent educators looking for answers on how to best educate them.
Attending a middle school, compared to a K-8 school, may give kids a lower self-perception of their reading skills, a study from NYU suggests.
Literacy is a foundation for all learning, and Md. public schools have their share of $45 million coming from the feds to boost literacy skills.
We can deny it, but test after test (whether valid or not) shows boys score well in higher math and girls in elementary reading. What to do?
A Md. school district with ~55,000 kids has a new superintendent, who replaces one who sued her own school board and was bought out for $1.6 mil.
Esp. for African-American boys, storytelling ability seems linked to the trajectory of reading achievement in elementary school.
Reading and spelling difficulties could play an important role in determining what special education services young students may need.
Young readers comprehend just as well by learning with a phonics-only approach, rather than whole-word meanings, new research suggests.
A London study has used a genetic scoring technique to predict reading performance throughout school years from DNA alone.