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Building a Literacy-Rich Environment at Home: 5 Ways to Partner with Families
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Building a Literacy-Rich Environment at Home: 5 Ways to Partner with Families

Literacy educators know how important reading and writing will be in every aspect of their students’ lives. Beyond reading for pleasure or writing for personal expression, literacy is crucial for communicating important information, connecting over shared interests, and collaborating on group projects. However, while educators can demonstrate the importance of...

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5 Strategies for Engaging Reluctant Readers
Thursday, February 1, 2018
5 Strategies for Engaging Reluctant Readers

A reluctant reader is, quite simply, any student who does not show an interest in reading. These students may actively resist reading, mask their dislike by clowning around or misbehaving when asked to read, become easily frustrated during reading, or need to be coaxed into picking up a book. Identifying...

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Growing Pains: Charter Schools Face Accountability Questions
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Growing Pains: Charter Schools Face Accountability Questions

Charter schools have been part of the education landscape since 1991, when Minnesota created the nation’s first law authorizing this publicly funded, independently run school model. Back then, charters were positioned as a companion to traditional public schools that allowed teachers and students the freedom to work together in smaller,...

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