Standardized tests continue to show that a majority of California students perform below grade level in measures of reading and literacy. The issue of literacy is also often woven into other concerns about student performance and proficiency.
A national nonprofit visits Oakland to distribute free books to elementary students.
Liz Serrato doesn't want English learners to fall through the cracks.
More than 13,000 teachers participated in the second annual event.
The project aims to build students' language skills in all classes.
The program uses parent-teacher teams to share information.
Shift in curriculum and instructional materials aims to help English learners.
Schools will be required to assess struggling readers specifically for dyslexia.
The Early Math Family Engagement Project emphasizes the role of parents.
Some students struggle with the requirement to meet UC and CSU standards.
The program aims to help students become college ready.
The program is part of a statewide effort focused on early education.
A number of summer programs help teachers hone their skills.
Picture books are more likely than speech to include uncommon words.
With state money limited, local officials try new approaches.