Where Are We Going Wrong? New NAEP Scores Show Decline in Reading Proficiency
Where Are We Going Wrong? New NAEP Scores Show Decline in Reading Proficiency

The National Assessment of Education Progress—also known as the Nation’s Report Card—has measured student performance across the United States for decades. Spearheaded by the National Center for Education Statistics, the assessment tests a representative sample of students from every U.S. state and jurisdiction in a variety of subjects, and NAEP...

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New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making
New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making

Educational technology is a fast-moving train, bringing new products, promises, and procedures to school districts and classrooms across the country. Indeed, investors poured more than $1 billion into edtech ventures in 2018 alone, per a recent EdSurge report. However, in a conversation with EdSurge's Tony Wan, investor Jason Palmer of...

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Putting the Science of Reading to Work
Putting the Science of Reading to Work

How do students learn to read? Although this deceptively simple question has inspired decades of research and yielded an array of science-backed instructional methods, many students are still not making the progress educators would like to see, with the most recent Nation’s Report Card indicating that fourth- and eighth-graders' average...

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