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March 9, 2023
A new paper aims to find consensus about literacy curriculum for English language learners and other students and early screeners for reading.
February 1, 2023
Strong parent-teacher partnerships and evidence-based reading strategies are key, panelists said at a roundtable hosted by EdSource.
December 20, 2022
What should parents do if they notice their child is falling behind in reading?
December 19, 2022
Delays put more students at risk of falling seriously behind, advocates say.
November 28, 2022
Was a quick computer distribution during Covid, a literacy initiative or a combination of factors, plus random error, behind a surprising 8th grade score in Los Angeles Unified?
November 16, 2022
California needs to be screening all K-2 students for dyslexia and should also mandate that districts use literacy curriculum based on the science of reading.
November 14, 2022
Teachers become gatekeepers to books, a longstanding practice in many schools where the assigned reading level is treated as a sacred cow.
November 2, 2022
One key way to fight falling test scores, experts suggest, is to dig deep into the exhaustive body of research on how the brain learns to read.
November 2, 2022
The scores may be grim, some say, but they're far from shocking. Some experts warn that cratering test scores warn of a system that was broken long before the pandemic.
October 27, 2022
Accreditation of California teacher preparation programs will hinge on whether they follow new literacy standards that focus more intensely on foundational reading skills.
October 17, 2022
Doing nothing is not an option, experts say. Poor literacy can impact a person’s lifetime income potential by up to 42%.
October 11, 2022
Most districts used the same three core reading programs from the State Board of Education’s 2015 list of pre-approved curricula
October 10, 2022
3,200 college students from 46 campuses will receive $10,000 stipend; half will tutor in 33 school districts, after-school programs in service programs modeled after AmeriCorps and Peace Corps.
October 6, 2022
Watch how one school embraces the science of reading and phonics to teach children to read.
October 4, 2022
Tracking the same students over time reveals previously unseen improvements in reading after third grade.