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Tackling the Literacy Needs of Younger Adolescents
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Tackling the Literacy Needs of Younger Adolescents

Improving literacy rates among adolescent students is a growing area of focus in education, and rightfully so. Statistics from the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress test (NAEP) given in 2017 revealed that just 36 percent of fourth-graders who took the reading test scored “at or above” the proficient...

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How a Focus on Writing Across the Curriculum Can Help Boost Writing Skills
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
How a Focus on Writing Across the Curriculum Can Help Boost Writing Skills

In an article in the February 2017 issue of the Educational Leadership journal, California teacher and author Kelly Gallagher made a straightforward declaration: “Wide swaths of students are not developing their writing skills.” Gallagher, who works with high school students, based this conclusion on workshop sessions he has held with...

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Educational Organizations That Are Preparing Lower-Income Students for College
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Educational Organizations That Prepare Lower-Income Students for College

According to the 2016 High School Benchmarks Report by the National Student Clearinghouse, which surveyed more than 5 million graduates, students from low-income families were far less likely to enroll in college immediately after graduation and complete a degree within four years compared to their peers from higher-income backgrounds. In...

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